Help with family planning and contraception can be obtained at the health care center. Contraceptives are sold in pharmacies, shops and newsagents. Ask more advice from the school nurse.
Gynecological check-ups you can ask from your local health care center or contact a private medical center. Women can request to have a female doctor. Pregnancy tests can be taken at health care centers or from pharmacy you can buy a home test.
Sexually transmitted diseases
If you suspect you have contracted a sexually transmitted disease, contact local health care center or the school nurse.
If you are pregnant
The task of the maternity clinic is to foster the health and well-being of the pregnant woman, unborn and new-born child, as well as other family members awaiting the new arrival. Women should visit a maternity clinic as soon as they become pregnant or at least before the end of the 4th month of pregnancy. The clinic monitors the health of the mother and the child. They also organize classes for mothers and fathers where you can prepare yourself for the coming of the baby and learn how to take care of the new arrival. The services are free of charge for the customers of the clinic.
Once the child has born, the doctors and nurses of the children´s clinic take care of the health and vaccinations of the child. Local health care center will provide you with more information on maternity and infant healthcare clinics.