Access to contraception and the ability to control your fertility is really important for your health and wellbeing. There are many factors to consider in deciding what form of contraception might be best for you.
There are many different types of contraception including condoms, the pill, emergency contraception (for use soon after unprotected sex) and long acting contraception such as intra uterine devices (IUDs) and Implanon. Vasectomy is a contraceptive option for men, and tubal ligation is an option for women who do not wish to become pregnant again in future.
Here you can find an illustrated summary of the various forms of contraception available in Victoria.
Some contraceptives, like condoms, are available in super markets, or from a pharmacy. For others you will need to see your doctor.
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