There are 15 types of contraception available in the UK.
There are many different types of contraception, and some work better than others for different people. Some types (condoms) can help to stop the spread of sexually transmitted infections, but most just prevent pregnancy.
All contraception is free of charge from NHS services.
Find out what they are, how to use them, where to get them and the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
To help you decide which method of contraception may be best for you then why not try the Family Planning Association's Quick Contraception Tool
LARCs, or Long Acting Reversible Contraception, are forms of contraception that last for a long period of time before you have to consider changing them. They are also reversible, which means that they can be removed at any time. This includes: