Contraception method following spontaneous abortion in N’djamena Mother and Child Hospital
Introduction: Contraception is the prevention of pregnancy. It can be offered immediately after a spontaneous abortion.
Objective: The aim of this study was to show the characteristics of patients accepting contraception after a spontaneous abortion and the main contraception methods chosen.
Method: This was a 5-month prospective survey conducted from July to December 2017at N’djamena Mother and Child Hospital in Chad.
Results: Of the135 patients recruited 81 (60%) agreed to use a contraceptive method; 33.3% of these 81 women were aged 20-24 years, and 67.9% chose the injection method of contraception.
Conclusion: Contraception methods are often used following a spontaneous abortion by patients at N’djamena Mother and Child Hospital in Chad.
Injection was the preferred contraception method.
Keywords: contraception, spontaneous abortion, Chad