Choosing the contraceptive method that is right for you is the best way to effectively prevent an unwanted pregnancy.
Where to go?
Many facilities such as family planning and public health centers are there to inform you about the methods of contraception.
Prescribing doctors (GPs and gynecologists), potentially also midwives, pharmacists and nurses are available to answer to your questions and help you to make informed choice about contraception.
There are different methods of contraception and each one is more or less suitable according to the way of women‘s lives. The woman with the help of health care professionals chooses the method which is the most appropriate to her.
All the contraceptive methods are not equivalent in term of effectiveness. Reference methods in term of contraceptive efficacy are the progestogens ones (contraceptive pill, implant, patch and vaginal ring) and Intra Uterine Device (IUD) / Intra Uterine System (IUS).