FAMILY PLANNING / CONTRACEPTION BY DR OLUTAYO A A . OUTLINE INTRODUCTION EPIDEMIOLOGY METHODS OF CONTRACEPTION CONCLUSION. INTRODUCTION. Family planning The planning of when to have children Choosing the number children to have in a family
Use of contraception
Preconception counseling and management
Fertility rate in Nigeria is 5.6
For every death 20 others suffer morbidities such as obstetric fistulas , infections and other disabilities.
Mini pills(progesterone only)
Reduces incidence of ovarian and endometrial cancer, benign breast diseases,
Also protects against development of colorectal cancer and progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
Failure rate < 1%
Heavy menstrual flow and abdominal cramps
More suitable in a patient with menorhagia
Less abdominal cramps
Minilaparotomy, per vagina or laparoscopy
and there is need to improve on the shortage of its services and also on the high unmet need for contraception.
Contribute to improvement in our health indices and the path to MDG.