Contraceptive Implant
Hormonal method

PROS

  • At 99.95%, it’s the most effective contraceptive method available
  • Suitable for women who want long-acting reversible contraception for up to 3 or 5 years and wish to avoid daily, weekly or monthly regimen
  • Does not interrupt sex
  • An alternative to those affected by the hormone estrogen
  • Can be used when breastfeeding six weeks after childbirth
  • May reduce heavy and painful periods

CONS

  • Requires a trained healthcare provider for insertion and removal
  • May initially cause a change in bleeding patterns
  • May cause weight gain, breast and abdominal pain
  • Does not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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