If you are planning a pregnancy or thinking of starting a family, we can offer advice on family planning to you and your partner. We can provide information on Contraception, Pre-conception recommendations and advice for those who are having difficulties conceiving.
If you are planning a pregnancy, it is recommended that you take folic acid, (0.4mg a day for 3 months prior to conception, and for the first 12 weeks of pregnancy), and that your rubella status is checked prior to becoming pregnant.
We offer advice on all forms of family planning form the morning after pill, (please advise reception you need an urgent appointment that day for this) The Pill, combined and progesterone only, The Patch, Depot Injection, Implanon Insertion and removal, mirena insertion and removal, referral for Vasectomy. Feel free to discuss family planning at any consultation and especially at post natal 6 week check.