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Contraceptive methods allow you to choose when and whether you want to have a baby. However, they don't protect you from sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Contraception is free for most people in the UK. With 15 methods to choose from, you'll be able to find one that suits you best.

Barrier methods such as condoms are a form of contraception that help protect against both STIs and pregnancy. You should use condoms to protect your and your partner's sexual health, whatever other type of contraception you're using to prevent pregnancy.

Contraception and sexual health clinics in Shropshire provide far more than contraception. and include:

  • pre-pregnancy advice/pregnancy testing
  • help and advice on an unplanned pregnancy (including abortion, adoption and continuing the pregnancy)
  • chlamydia screening
  • condom distribution scheme
  •  safer sex advice
  • advice on sexual problems
  • young peoples counselling
  • checks for sexually transmitted infections

Read more at http://www.fpa.org.uk/contraception-help/about-contraception-frequently-asked-questions#M1XHA3VRYZog6dPk.99

 

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As well as the potentially harmful effects to an unborn baby, smoking affects your gums and can make gum disease worse. Evidence shows you are more likely to quit with help from stop smoking services, there is information about local services within the Stop Smoking pages of this site.