Contraception

Immediately post abortion

AMAC offers advice & assistance on a comprehensive range of contraceptive methods to all women having abortions. The following contraceptive options are available at AMAC on the day of abortion procedure: 

  • Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill (COC)
  • Progestogen Only Pill (POP or Mini pill) 
  • Intrauterine Device (Copper IUD)
  • Intrauterine System(IUS hormone releasing)
  • Implant (Subdermal Hormone releasing rods)
  • Depo Provera (The injection)
  • Condoms & Emergency Contraceptive pill

Information on:

  • Natural Family Planning
  • Vasectomy  & Tubal Ligation
  • Diaphragms

Please note: IUD & IUS cannot be fitted on the same day as a medical abortion procedure.

 Long Acting Reversible Contraception Services (LARC or ‘fit & forget’)

AMAC provide & insert the following LARC devices as an optional extra service with abortion procedures or for any woman wanting to guard against pregnancy for 3 -10 years:

  • Hormonal releasing intrauterine system (IUS) that lasts for 3 or 5 years
  • Copper intrauterine device (IUD) that lasts for 5 or 10 years
  • Implants - Hormone releasing rods fitted under the skin of the arm last up to 5 years
  • Removal &/or replacement of IUS & IUD’s
  • Thorough consultation will be provided and the LARC inserted at one appointment
  • Fees apply; however subsidies for some methods apply to women eligible to subsidised NZ healthcare

For detailed information about all methods of contraception visit: http://www.familyplanning.org.nz/advice/contraception/contraception-methods

 

For a LARC consultation & insertion please call for an appointment (09) 638 6040