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What’s right for me?

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

  1. What’s right for me?: First step, answer this quick questionnaire and think about how contraception needs to fit into your life. Print this questionnaire and take to your next GP, nurse or family planning clinic appointment. It will help them understand what you are looking for so that they can advise on the contraception method most suitable for you. (Please note, your answers will not be stored anywhere on the website, they are just for your use)
  2. What are my choices?: The next step is checking out what’s available to you and with around 15 different contraceptive methods available, ranging from daily options to the more long-acting reversible options, there will be something to suit you.
  3. How do I change?: The third and final step is going to have a consultation with a healthcare professional. They are easy to talk to as they are there to help you – but if you need some tips click here.

My profile:

Q1 – How old are you?

 

Q2 – Do you smoke?

 

Q3 – Which of the following applies to you?

 

Q4 – If you have tried a form of contraception in the past, please select it/them from the list below:

 

Q5 – If you have tried a form of contraception in the past, have you experienced any of the following side effects?

 

Q6 – Do you, or anyone in your immediate family, suffer from:

  • Cancer

 

My Lifestyle:

Q7 – Are you with a long-term partner?

 

Q8 – What is your main reason for using a contraceptive?

 

Q9 – Have you had a baby?

 

Q10 – Which of the following best reflects your lifestyle?

 

Q11 – Do you find it inconvenient or hard to remember to take a pill every day?

 

Making your mind up:

It’s time to take the next step and go and see a healthcare professional. Remember there are 15 choices and with the help of a healthcare professional you can decide what’s right for you. You can choose more than one option. (Click here for a quick overview of all the choices here)

  this questionnaire and take to your next GP, nurse or family planning clinic appointment.

 

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Job code: WOMN-1160817-0000

Date of preparation: September 2015

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