Current Situation of International utilization of Postpartum Contraceptive Methods : A literature Review


【Abstract】The normal interpregnancy interval has great benefit on the health of woman and her children. Therefore, standardized postpartum contraception has great significance on improving the level of women reproductive health. The choice of postpartum contraceptive methods is influenced by a number of factors, including women's history, hormone levels, physical status, breastfeeding, and woman personal and family preference. Immediate or early implementation of long-term reversible contraceptive measures plays an important role to prevent unintended pregnancy and its following complications. This review described the existing international postpartum contraceptive methods and provided guidance for clinicians.
【Key words】postpartum, contraception, interpregnancy interval, breastfeeding,

Authors & affiliation: 
Jiayue Wu1.4 Jinlin Liu.2.4 Shangchun WU3, Wei-Hong Zhang4 Ä 1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,Shanghai Key Laboratory of Gynecologic Oncology,Ren Ji Hospital,School of Medicine,Shanghai Jiao Tong University,Shanghai 200127,China 2. Xi’an Jiaotong University, School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi’an, 710049,China 3. National Research Institute for Family Planning, China 4. International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), Ghent University, 9000, Ghent, Belgium ΔCorresponding author: Wei-Hong Zhang
Published In: 
Chin J Fam Plann,Vol.25,No.10,October 2017.709-714
Publication date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017