Progestogen-only Pill (POP)
This is sometimes called the mini-pill. It contains no oestrogen and you need to take a pill every day, without breaks. It is often used by women who cannot take the combined pill for medical reasons. There are different types of progestogen-only pill and the doctor or nurse will discuss which one will suit you best.
If you are breast-feeding, or get side-effects from the combined pill, this type of pill might be good for you. You will usually leave the clinic with supplies of your pill.