The contraception needs of the perimenopausal woman.

  title={The contraception needs of the perimenopausal woman.},
  author={Sarah M R Hardman and Ailsa E Gebbie},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology},
  volume={28 6},
Perimenopausal women have low fertility but must still be advised to use contraception until natural sterility is reached if they are sexually active. Patterns of contraceptive use vary in different countries worldwide. Long-acting reversible contraceptive methods offer reliable contraception that may be an alternative to sterilisation. Hormonal methods confer significant non-contraceptive benefits, and each individual woman should weigh up the benefits and risks of a particular method. No… CONTINUE READING
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