For information about contraception, pregnancy options and sexual health in Victoria
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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?
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.
We provide information on sexual and reproductive health services in Victoria.
The information on this website should not be treated as medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, and should not be taken as a substitute for medical advice from a qualified medical practitioner. Please speak to a qualified medical practitioner if you are considering an abortion, or if you have any questions relating to information provided on this website.
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