Sexual intercourse can lead to pregnancy, even if you are using contraception. So if you are worried about being pregnant, talk to someone you trust or telephone our helpline. Read the section on your menstrual cycle first. You can get pregnant at any stage during your menstrual cycle.
How do you know if you are pregnant?
If you have had sexual intercourse and have missed a period, your breasts may be more swollen or tingly than usual, your vaginal discharge has changed, you may be pregnant. You can tell for sure by having a pregnancy test. Pregnancy testing is free here at the Sexual Health Centre.
If you think you may be pregnant you can avail of a free pregnancy test here at the SHC. You do not have to make an appointment for this service. If you feel you need extra support you can bring your partner, friend or parent with you when you come for the test. You will receive an immediate result. Walk in appointments available until 1630.
If you are pregnant?
If your pregnancy is unplanned it may be a crisis pregnancy and you will need to consider your options. Our Unplanned Pregnancy Counsellors provide a non-judgemental, professional and non-directive service to women of all ages who are experiencing an unplanned or crisis pregnancy. We respectfully assist women to explore all their options: