Which LARC?

Which LARC? - Long Acting Reversible Contraception

 

LARC stands for Long Acting Reversible Contraception which are methods of contraception which last more than a month.

LARCs:

  • start working very quickly
  • are completely reversible
  • won’t affect your normal fertility
  • are suitable for women of all ages including teenagers


These long-acting contraceptive methods all have the advantage that, once in place, you don’t need to think about them until they need replacing.


At 99%, they are more effective than any other form of contraception.


Click on the images below to find out more about them and listen to some experiences from women who have used them:

Click here for more information on IUS Mirena
Click here for more information on IUCD Coils
Click here for more information on contraceptive injections Depo
Click here for more information on contraceptive implants Rod

LARCs prevent pregnancy.
Condom use is essential to prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).

 

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