Contraception and birth control help you control if and when you become pregnant.
Different methods work in different ways. Contraception is available for free on the NHS and through our website.
Methods of contraception
There are 14 methods of contraception available. Our clinical information, real contraception stories and data about each method can help you decide the right method for you.
Natural family planning
Progestogen only pill
What type of contraception is right for me?
If you're not sure where to start, we can help. Check out these options that can help guide you.
Compare methods of contraception
If you want to see how 2 different methods compare, then try our comparison tool. Choose 2 methods of contraception and view information about them side by side.
Check your medical suitability
Get recommendations for contraception that could be medically suitable for you. Answer a few simple questions about your health and see what type of contraception is likely to suit you.