1. Introduction: the population explosion, sexual and contraceptive history-taking and counselling - the importance of fertility control.
2. Aspects of human fertility and fertility awareness: natural birth control.
3. Male methods of contraception.
4. Vaginal methods of contraception.
5. The combined oral contraceptive - selection and eligibility.
6. The combined oral contraceptive - follow-up arrangements and new routes of administration.
7. The progestogen-only pill.
8. Injectables and implants.
9. Intrauterine devices and systems.
10. Emergency (postcoital) contraception.
11. Contraception for the young, the not quite so young - and in future.
Further reading. Websites. Appendices.