I want contraception

At Amathea, we offer free advice on contraception and birth control. You can get help from a public health nurse or midwife to find the right contraception for you. We are a nationwide service for everyone and can answer any questions you may have.

There are various types of contraceptives, and you have to find the one that works best for you. It is important to find a method of contraception that you feel comfortable with.

Where can you get a prescription for the contraceptive of your choice at Amathea?

  • Bergen
  • Oslo
  • Trondheim
  • Tønsberg

Where can you have a contraceptive implant or IUD/coil inserted or extracted at Amathea?

  • Bergen
  • Oslo

Contraceptives you can purchase and have inserted at Amathea Oslo:

  • Kyleena hormonal coil
  • Mirena hormonal coil
  • Jaydess hormonal coil
  • Ballerine copper IUD
  • Novapluss copper IUD
  • Nexplanon contraceptive implant


  • If you are younger than 22, it pays to pick up a prescription in advance. Then you can get all or part of the contraceptives covered by the state. 
  • If you are older than 22, you can pick up a prescription or purchase contraceptives at Amathea and pay with Vipps.

Other places where you can get help with contraception:

  • Public health centre for young people
  • Student health services
  • Municipal midwife
  • Family doctor/GP