Focusing on Women's Health from Puberty to Menopause.

A question of culture? Faith and a woman's choice of contraception

Publication date: Tuesday, 25 September 2012
Contributor(s): Dr Farah Chaudhry

The most effective contraceptive is the one that the woman seated opposite you will use. Women are more likely to adhere to contraception when they have been actively involved in choosing the method. This choice is influenced by the patient’s values and beliefs, which are in turn informed by her religious or cultural background. Awareness of these influences helps us to better understand and facilitate patient choice.
Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 4 Number 3 July-Aug-Sept 2012
Print edition page(s): 132-134
Contributor(s): Dr Farah Chaudhry

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