Grown Ups: Health and Well-Being: Contraception

Welcome to our section on Contraceptive Options. We provide factual information on the different methods of contraception and family planning available in NZ to achieve safe sex.

Condoms

This article on condoms what they are and how they work, the pros and cons of condoms and how to…

Depo Provera injection

This article on Depo Provera Contraceptive Injection explains how it works, who the injection is suitable for, the risks,¬†the side…

Diaphragms and Caps

This article on diaphragms and caps explains how they work, who they are suitable for and the advantages & disadvantages…

Intra Uterine Device- IUD

This article on the Intra Uterine Device / IUD contraceptive explains how it works, who IUDs are suitable for, and…

Natural family planning – 3 key methods to predict ovulation

This article explains the concept of natural family planning, the pros and cons and how natural family planning may work…

Progesterone only- Mini Pill

This article on progesterone only, or mini pill, explains the advantages & disadvantages of the progesterone only pill as a…

The combined pill

This article explores the combined pill, its advantages, disadvantages, side effects. How does the combined pill work? Will it be…

Tubal ligation or female sterilisation

This article on Tubal Ligation or Female Sterilisation explains how it works, who it is suitable for and the advantages…

Vasectomy – male sterilisation

A vasectomy or male sterilisation is a common and effective form of contraception and family planning. Read about the procedure,…

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