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Research Paper | Medicine | Qatar | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022
Factors Associated with Intrauterine Contraceptive Device Choice: Literature Review
Amel Awad Said Ali Garshoum | Karmen Bahnam Faraj Katay | Sabah Ramadan Hussein Ahmed 
Abstract: Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) are birth control contraception that prevent pregnancy over a protracted length of time without requiring user activity. The aim of current study was to inspect factors associated with intrauterine contraceptive device choice and to examine the factors associated with intrauterine contraceptive device choice throughout COVID-19 pandemic. Methodology: The current article was searched using a variety of key words such as "Family planning", "Modern contraceptives", "Postpartum", "Intrauterine device", "Contraception methods", "Reproductive health", "LARCs", "IUD", "IUCD" and "COVID-19 and/or Family planning". Those articles were conducted utilizing electronic databases (Google scholar, CINAHL, MEDLINE, ProQuest, PubMed, Scopus, Web of Sciences, Science Direct, and Cochrane) for studies published in various languages. The current study was conducted from June 2022 to October 2022.The findings of the review reveal that age, counselling, prenatal care follow-up, education level, knowledge of postpartum intrauterine contraceptive devices (PPIUCD), and spousal support all affected the choice. Additionally, during the COVID-19 epidemic the research demonstrates that counselling and education for postpartum family planning usage are crucial throughout the prenatal and postpartum stages.
Keywords: Family planning, Modern contraceptives, COVID-19, Postpartum, Intrauterine device, Contraceptionmethods, Reproductive health, Long-acting reversible contraceptives, Post- Partum Family planning
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,
Pages: 470 - 476