Emergency Contraception

Emergency Coil - read more

What is it?

  • A small, soft, flexible, plastic T shaped device that fits inside the womb.
  • It is easily inserted by a trained health care professional.

 How does it work?

  • Prevents sperm surviving in the womb and fallopian tubes and stops fertilisation of an egg.
  • Prevents implantation of a fertilised egg in the womb lining.

 What’s great about it?

Emergency Pill - read more

 

What is it?

  • An emergency tablet taken by mouth that protects you from pregnancy after unprotected sex.
  • There are two types available: Levonelle - effective if taken within 72hrs/3 days of sex and Ellaone - effective if taken within 120hrs/5days of sex.

 

How does it work?

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