What is an Implant?

The implant is a tiny rod that is inserted into the upper arm and releases hormones in order to prevent pregnancy.

Who uses an Implant?

People who want a long-term, highly-effective but reversible method of birth control.

How do I use an Implant?

A clinician inserts the implant into your upper arm and it can be left there for up to 3 years.

Where do I get an Implant?

You can get an implant at your local family planning clinic.

How effective is an Implant?

An implant is 99% effective.

Does an Implant protect against STDs?

The implant does not protect against STDs. For STD protection you should use a condom with this birth control method.

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