What is Contraception?
Contraception, or birth control, involves the prevention of unintended pregnancies. Our clinics
offer a comprehensive range of contraceptive methods to cater to different needs. These include the
combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP), the hormonal patch, the contraception injection,
intrauterine devices (IUD insertion and removal) and the hormonal implant (insertion and
What you should know
Contraception is a very common reason for women to consult their doctors, and in most cases, there
are no problems. However, in a small number of cases, when problems do arise, patients can suffer
Births resulting from unintended pregnancies can have negative consequences including birth defects
and low birth weight. Children from unintended pregnancies are more likely to experience poor mental
and physical health during childhood and have lower educational attainment and more behavioural
issues in their teen years.
Choosing the best birth control method depends on your needs and the consultation with your doctor
will deal with the duration of birth control you require, the side effects of the various
contraception methods and will be individualized accordingly.