For information about contraception, pregnancy options and sexual health in Victoria
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5 Vasectomy Myths

Vasectomy is currently one of the only contraceptive options for men and people with penises. Let’s get the facts on this straightforward procedure!

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on 24 Mar 2023 2:22 AM
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Is Emergency Contraception the same as Abortion Pills?

Emergency contraception and medical (medication) abortion are often confused, with many people thinking that emergency contraception is the same as an early medical abortion. So, what's the difference?

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on 31 Jan 2023 5:26 AM
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15 years of World Contraception Day

Today, we are marking World Contraception Day. Read more on the history of World Contraception Day, why contraception is so important and what still needs to be done!

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on 26 Sep 2022 9:39 AM
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Plan B. What is it and how does it work?

You may have heard the term Plan B on social media or in films or tv, but do you know what it is? Read on to find out!

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on 16 Sep 2022 5:43 AM
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Where can I buy contraception?

Which contraception methods need a script from a doctor? Which ones need a professional to insert for you? Which ones can you get at the supermarket? In this blog, we discuss WHERE you can buy contraception in Victoria.

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on 22 Aug 2022 5:48 AM
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Why do people use contraception?

Contraception can be used for many reasons, from preventing unwanted pregnancy, to managing menstrual cycles and various health conditions. Look through 5 of the most common reasons here.

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on 27 Jun 2022 4:00 AM
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What's it like to get an IUD?

Ever wonder if getting an IUD will hurt, be embarassing or worth it? 4 people share their IUD experiences!

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on 15 Feb 2022 9:04 AM
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How contraception affects your period

Dr Madeleine joins us again to chat about how contraception affects your period.

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on 20 Dec 2021 2:06 AM
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Contraception - What If I Have Side Effects?

Weight gain, bleeding and mood swings...can contraception really cause these side effects, and how likely are they?

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on 24 Aug 2021 6:40 AM
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Breastfeeding + contraception: the 5 things you need to know

If you've just had a baby, having another one immediately is probably not a priority! So what's the deal with breastfeeding and contraception?

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on 21 Jun 2021 10:08 AM