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If you are thinking about having sex, then this is one section you don’t want to skip.

It is really important that you are prepared to protect yourself against unplanned pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI). Contraceptives are easy to get hold of (so there is no excuse for not using them!), and there are several varieties that are available. It is a good idea to do some research or visit your doctor or Family Planning clinic to help you decide what will suit you best.

Read on to find out more about the contraceptive options open to you.


Combined Pill

Progesterone only pill

Diaphragms & Caps

Long Acting reversible Contraception ( depro Provera, IUD and the Contraceptive Implant)

What to do if you have had unprotected sex?