Where To Get Birth Control Pills In South Africa

What are Birth Control Pills?

The combined oral contraceptive pill often referred to as the birth control pill or colloquially as “the pill”, is a type of birth control designed to be taken orally by women.

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It includes a combination of estrogen and progestogen.

Where To Get Birth Control Pills In South Africa?

Where to get emergency contraception. The morning-after pill can be bought over the counter at pharmacies or provided at Adelaide Sexual Health Centre, Shine, or by a doctor.

Do you need a prescription for birth control in South Africa?

It can be obtained with a prescription from a doctor and inserted by a healthcare professional inside the uterus to prevent pregnancy.

It is an option for women who have not been pregnant before and provides immediate protection.

How much does birth control cost in SA?

Types: There are two brands currently available: Implanon and Nexplanon.

Cost: According to the health department, Implanon costs R1 700 in South Africa’s private sector but is free for all women in the public sector.

Is Birth Control Available In South Africa?

Here is an in-depth review of the contraceptives available in SA and their most popular options. Currently, people can seek to prevent pregnancy in various ways, including pills,

contraceptive tablets, intrauterine devices, subdermal (under the skin) implants, injections, condoms, male and female sterilizing, and emergency contraception devices, according to medical experts.

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