Maternity contraception

contraceptive pill packet

Many unplanned pregnancies happen in the first few months after childbirth, so it is important to think about contraception if you want to delay or avoid another pregnancy.

It is important to talk to your midwife or GP about contraception and discuss your options.

This guide from the Family Planning Agency will explain the myths about conceiving after childbirth, and the contraceptive options available to you.