Does contraception cause infertility?
No, none of the reversible methods of contraception recommended on this site cause infertility.
Most methods are very quickly out of the system, and periods return to their usual pattern.
The only exception is the injection - sometimes it can take many months for periods to come back after using the injection
Does no pregnancy after unprotected sex mean infertility?
It's not always easy to get pregnant. Even when couples are trying to have a baby, it can take up to a year or sometimes longer
An egg is only available to be fertilised for 12 to 24 hours every month, so that's one reason why women sometimes don't get pregnant after unprotected sex
A woman's chances of becoming pregnant depend on many different things, like when in her cycle she has sex, how often she has sex, and if her partner's sperm are healthy
Having unprotected sex and not becoming pregnant isn't always a sign of infertility