WHICH CONTRACEPTION IS BEST FOR YOU?14th July 2016
The Wolverton Centre offers a full range of contraception.
To find out which type of contraception is best for you, take a look at our comparison table to help you compare different types of contraception. Simply select the options you are interested in and compare them in the table.
For more information about all the choices available select here or telephone 020 8974 9331 for more information.
Contraceptive Implant (Nexplanon)
It is a small plastic rod, about the size of a matchstick, which is inserted under the skin of your upper arm. The implant slowly releases a low dose of progestogen. This method is highly reliable. It lasts for three years.
Intrauterine system (IUS)
This is a very reliable contraceptive which is fitted in your uterus. It lasts five years, but can be removed easily at any time. It contains a progestogen hormone and so it makes your periods much lighter and may even make them disappear. You will need a pre-insertion counselling visit and assessment. IUSs are fitted at The Wolverton Centre in a booked appointment clinic.
Intrauterine device (IUD)
An IUD is a small plastic and copper device which is fitted in the uterus. This is a reliable method which can last five to ten years, although it can be easily removed at any time. It has no hormone in it, so women using this method continue to have periods as usual. You will need a pre-insertion counselling visit and assessment. IUDs are fitted at The Wolverton Centre in a booked appointment clinic.