WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

implant

The Implant

injection

The Injection

ius

The Intrauterine System (IUS)

iud

The Intrauterine Device (IUD)

diaphragm

The Diaphragm

female condom

The Female Condom

male condom

The Male Condom

natural

The Natural Method

patch

The Patch

pill

The Pill

ring

The Contraceptive Ring

sterilisation

Sterilisation

What’s right for me?

Start your contraception journey here. Three simple steps to getting a form of contraception that’s right for you.

Step 1

Answer this quick questionnaire and think about how contraception needs to fit into your life.

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Step 2

Find out about the 12 different contraceptive methods available.

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Step 3

Have a consultation with a healthcare professional.

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Fact or Fiction?

There are many common myths surrounding contraception, which can often make the topic seem confusing and scary. Make sure you know the facts, so the myths are put to bed.

There are many common myths surrounding contraception, which can often make the topic seem confusing and scary. Make sure you know the facts, so the myths are put to bed.

You can only take the "morning after pill" up until the morning following the episode of unprotected intercourse

The pill can prevent sexually transmitted diseases

Condoms make sex unenjoyable

FIND OUT MORE MYTHS

The information on this website is educational only and is not intended to be used for any self-diagnosis purposes nor to replace the advice of your doctor or healthcare professional. Please consult your doctor or healthcare professional for further information on your contraceptive options. This website is intended for use by residents of the Republic of Ireland only. This website is developed and maintained by MSD Ireland (Human Health). See www.msd.ie for more information.

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Job code WOMN-1178118-0000 Date of preparation: July 2016