Emergency contraception is not a method of contraception as such, but it is meant for situations where actual contraception has failed.
An example case could be that contraceptive pills were forgotten or the use of a condom failed / was forgotten. Emergency contraception can be done in two different ways, either with an emergency contraceptive pill (‘morning-after pill’) or with a copper coil (an intrauterine device).
The Contraception Clinic serves under 25-year-old residents of Turku and persons who have not found a suitable contraception method within two years of giving birth.
Over 25-year-old residents of Turku who have problems with contraception can visit the Contraception Clinic with a referral from a doctor, public health nurse, or social worker. The services of the Contraception Clinic are free of charge. A health centre fee will be charged for medical care visits to a doctor.
You can seek help from the Contraception Clinic in case: