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Summary: This fact sheet provides general information about abortion and a comparison of the two methods: medical and surgical.
Title: Abortion procedure - medication
Summary: This fact sheet describes the process for undergoing a medical termination, including a consultation with a doctor, medications you will take and where these steps take place.
Title: Abortion procedure surgical
Summary: This fact sheet describes the process for undergoing surgical abortion, including pre- and post- surgical assessment and care.
Title: About contraception (video)
Summary: An introductory video explaining the different contraception methods, how they work and where to access them.
Title: Barrier methods of contraception
Summary: Barrier methods of contraception include the male and female condom and the diaphragm.
Title: Combined oral contraceptive pill
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on the pill as a contraceptive - contact numbers only valid in NSW.
Title: Contraception - your choices
Summary: This translated fact sheet explains the available options for using a worry free contraception that suits an individual as their best protection against unplanned pregnancy. It gives brief descriptions of the options and how effective each type is.
Title: Contraception after you have had a baby
Summary: This resource summarises options for suitable contraception after giving birth, including suitable options for breastfeeding mothers.
Title: Contraception choices
Summary: Contraception means prevention of pregnancy. There are a number of different methods and it is important to choose one that best meets your needs and circumstances.
Title: Contraception for Women
Summary: This factsheet gives an overview of the methods of contraception available in Australia. It is important to choose the one that is right for you. To find the best one speak with a doctor or nurse.
Title: Contraception in Easy English
Summary: This factsheet explains what contraception is and why and when you should use it.
Title: Contraception methods in Australia
Summary: An overview of the methods of contraception available in Australia is presented in this fact sheet. Using contraception can help you prevent a pregnancy. Different methods may suit you at different times in your life.
Title: Contraceptive Diaphragm
Summary: Bilingual fact sheet about the diaphragm contraception. Information about what a diaphragm is, how to use it, its effectiveness, possible side effects and where to get it. NSW contact details.
Title: Contraceptive options - what can I choose? in Easy English
Summary: This factsheet lists the different types of contraceptions and where you can get it.
Title: Emergency contraception - Royal Women's Hospital
Summary: A translated resource about emergency contraception. If you had sex without contraception, or had problems with your regular method (missed pills, broken condom), emergency contraception can help prevent unplanned pregnancy. This resource explains what types of emergency contraception there are and what they are as well as possible side effects.
Title: Emergency contraception methods
Summary: Emergency contraception methods include a pill which is taken up to five days after unprotected sex to reduce the chance of becoming pregnant, or having an intrauterine device fitted within five days of unprotected sex.
Title: Emergency Contraception - NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service`
Summary: This translated brochure provides information on emergency contraception. It includes information about what the ‘Emergency Pill’ is, how it works, side effects, when to expect periods, other options and advice on protecting oneself.
Title: Female tubal sterilisation
Summary: Bilingual information sheet on Tubal Sterilisation, which is a permanent form of contraception. It is an operation that women can have so that they cannot become pregnant. NSW contact details.
Title: LARC - long acting reversible contraception
Summary: If you’re having sex and you don’t want to get pregnant, you need to use contraception. Long acting reversible contraception, such as intra uterine devices (IUDs), contraceptive implants and contraceptive injections, may be the choice for you.
Summary: A guide to leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that can affect humans and animals, and which is more common in north eastern NSW and Queensland. People who have close contact with animals are more at risk from this disease. Information includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Title: Long acting reversible contraception (LARC) methods
Summary: LARC methods provide temporary, safe, cost-effective contraception which can last from 3 and up to 10 years depending on the type. They include the intrauterine device and the contraceptive implant.
Title: Medium acting and short acting contraception methods
Summary: Medium acting methods last over a period of weeks or months and include the contraceptive injection and the vaginal ring. Short acting methods are taken every day and include the combined contraceptive pill and the mini pill.
Title: Min's story (video)
Summary: This video tells a client’s story of overcoming barriers to accessing reproductive and sexual health care when visiting Family Planning NSW for contraception. The video aims to increase health literacy and promote access to reproductive and sexual health care.
Title: Safer sex and contraception
Summary: Easy English book about safer sex and contraception options.
Title: The contraceptive implant
Summary: Bilingual Fact sheet on basic information on the contraceptive implant - contact numbers only valid in NSW
Title: The contraceptive injection
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on contraceptive injection - contact numbers only valid in NSW
Title: The contraceptive pill
Summary: Using a worry free contraception that suits you is your best protection against unplanned pregnancy. Contraceptive pills are the options discussed in this fact sheet.
Title: The Copper IUD
Summary: Bilingual fact sheet about the copper IUD form of contraception. The sheet includes information about what the copper IUD is, how it works, possible side effects and how it is inserted and removed. NSW contact details.
Title: The emergency contraceptive pill
Summary: Bilingual fact sheet on the emergency contraceptive pill or ECP (sometimes wrongly called the ‘morning after pill’). Information on how the ECP works, how to take it, possible side effects and where it can be purchased. NSW contact details.
Title: The female condom
Summary: A bilingual fact sheet about the female condom, including how it works as contraception, how effective it is, and how to insert and remove it. NSW contact details.
Title: The hormone-releasing IUD
Summary: Information about the hormone-releasing inter-uterine device (IUD) form of contraception (MIRENA®). This fact sheet includes information on what an IUD is, how it works, how it is fitted and removed, who can (and can't) use it, and possible side effects. NSW contact details.
Title: The male condom
Summary: Bilingual information sheet about the male condom, including what a condom is, how it works, how to use it, side effects and where to get them. NSW contact details.
Title: Vaginal ring
Summary: Bilingual information sheet on the Vaginal Ring form of contraception. Information covered includes how it works, how to use it, potential side effects and what to do if you forget to use it. NSW contact details.
Title: Vasectormy (bilingual information)
Summary: Bilingual information sheet about vasectomy including what vasectormy is, how it works, side effects and where to get them. NSW contact details.
Title: What is contraception? (video)
Summary: This is part of a series of videos about periods, pregnancy and contraception, for newly arrived migrant and refugee women in Australia. This video provides general information. Please speak to a health professional for appropriate individual advice.
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