When you're deciding which type of contraception is right for you, it's important to think about how each option works to prevent pregnancy and how reliable it is. There are many types to choose from, each of which works in a different way. Talking through your options with a doctor or nurse can help you find the type that's best for your body and lifestyle.

In this section, you will find information on the different types of contraception available in Australia, including the pill, the male condom, intrauterine devices (IUDs), the contraceptive implant (Implanon), emergency contraception and natural family planning.

Download a copy of Contraception: It's your choice This easy to read booklet contains information to help you make an informed decision about which type of contraception may best suit you.