Effective Contraception and Fertility Planning Starts with Asking the Right Questions

Effective Contraception and Fertility Planning Starts with Asking the Right Questions

Unintended pregnancies pose a significant public health burden, so improvements in contraceptive counselling and care aim to improve fertility awareness. Pregnancy intentions are increasingly being assessed prospectively during clinic visits. Various initiatives are training clinicians to ask female patients about their intentions to become pregnant, and, depending upon the response, to initiate preconception care and/or contraceptive counselling.

Modern Medicine – Issue 2 2020