Long term contraception

Implant

The contraceptive implant is a small plastic rod which sits under the skin of the the inside of your upper arm. It lasts 3 – 5 years.

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IUD

The IUD is a small plastic and copper device fitted in the womb to provide contraceptive protection for up to ten years.

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Compare methods

A comparison of all of different methods, looking at how long the
contraceptive protection lasts and how well they work at preventing a pregnancy.

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