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NMIC Bulletin Vol. 27 No. 5 Update on Contraception (1): Methods

22 December, 2021

Update on Contraception (1): Methods

  • Approximately half of unplanned pregnancies result from not using contraception, and the remainder from contraceptive failure
  • Women should be informed about the effectiveness (of both typical and perfect use) of the different contraceptive methods
  • Many people fail to adhere to a regular contraceptive routine, potentially resulting in contraceptive failure
  • The choice of contraceptive method depends on the effectiveness of the method and the individual patient