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Contraception options

There are many methods of contraception. Here's how to choose the right one for you, considering things like effectiveness, safety and convenience.

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Tubal ligation

Tubal ligation is a permanent form of female contraception. Learn more about risks, complications and alternatives to permanent female sterilisation.

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Laparoscopic sterilisation

A laparoscopic sterilisation is a permanent method of female contraception. It involves blocking both fallopian tubes to prevent you from becoming pregnant.

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Bilateral vasectomy

A vasectomy is an operation to cut the tubes that carry sperm from your testicles. It is a permanent and effective method of male contraception.

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Vasectomy

A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that sterilises a man. Read more about the vasectomy procedure, what to expect and how soon a vasectomy will work.

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Inserting an IUCD

A coil or intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is a contraceptive device. An IUCD can be removed by your doctor. Read about how this method of contraception works and how a IUCD is inserted.

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Salpingectomy

Salpingectomy is the removal of one or both of a woman's fallopian tubes. It is done to treat cancer, endometriosis, ectopic pregnancy and for other reasons.

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Living with breast cancer

If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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Complications of lymphoma treatment

Information from trusted sources about the complications of lymphoma treatment, including the risks of infections, infertility and secondary cancer.

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Reversing a vasectomy

Reversing a vasectomy is an operation to rejoin the tubes that carry sperm from your testicles. It may make you fertile again.

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