Find out more about the different contraception that's available. It's free to most people through the NHS. If you're under 25 find out about the c-card service in Hertfordshire.
Condoms help protect against both Sexually Transmitted Infection and pregnancy. Whatever other type of contraception you use; you should also use condoms to protect yourself and your partner from infections.
Don't be put off if the first type of contraception you try isn't right for you – you can try another...
My contraception tool
The FPA has developed an interactive tool that can help you find out which methods of contraception may be best for you.
The tool asks questions about your health, lifestyle and contraceptive preferences. All your answers are completely confidential and can't be linked back to you. The tool is available on their website.