n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Is there a real role and place for use of intrauterine contraception in South Africa? : review

Volume 24, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1027-9148



The intrauterine contraception device (IUD) is highly effective, safe, cost-effective, long-acting, and rapidly reversible with few side effects. It is a private and convenient method of contraception, does not interfere with the spontaneity of sex, is acceptable to many patients, has superior continuation rates, and offers several non-contraceptive health benefits.

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