Choosing The Right Contraception

The methods shown are divided into two types:

No user failure – these do not depend on you remembering to take or remembering to use contraception.

  1. Contraceptive Injection
  2. Implant
  3. Intrauterine system (IUS)
  4. Intrauterine device (IUD)
  5. Female and Male sterilisation

 Non-user failure information table

User failure – these are methods you have to use and think about regularly or each time you have sex. For these methods to be effective you must use them according to the instructions.

  1. Contraceptive Patch
  2. Combined Pill
  3. Progesterone Only Pill
  4. Male Condom
  5. Female Condom
  6. Diaphragm/cap with spermicide
  7. Natural Family Planning

User failure information table

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