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Contraception

There are many methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy. Different methods will suit different people. Contraceptive methods allow you to choose when and whether you want to have a baby. Condoms are the only method of contraception that help protect against both pregnancy and STIs.

Methods of contraception include:

You can obtain free advice and contraception from your GP, a sexual healthcare clinic, and a young person’s service such as Brook.

Contraception is free through the health service.

Find out more about contraceptive services in your area at:

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Western Health and Social Care Trust

South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

Southern Health and Social Care Trust

More help and advice: FPA helpline service 0345 122 8687, 9am-5pm Monday to Friday (except bank holidays).

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