[PDF] Selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use : 3rd edition 2016

Source:
World Health Organization
Publisher:
World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication date:
13 December 2016

Abstract

This document, Selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use, third edition (SPR third edition), is the second cornerstone; it provides guidance for how to use contraceptive methods safely and effectively once they are deemed to be medically appropriate. For recommendations issued in the SPR, safety considerations include common barriers to safe, correct and consistent use of contraception and the benefits of preventing unintended or unwanted pregnancy.