FSRH CEU Statement: Contraception and Weight Gain (August 2019)
File size 206KB | Date: 12 August 2019
Date: 12 Aug 2019
Type: FSRH Clinical Guidance and Clinical Statements
This statement reviews and summarises the available evidence regarding the effect of contraception on weight. Looking at each method individually, the FSRH CEU advises clinicians regarding proven and theoretical associations between contraceptive options and weight/BMI.
The statement reviews the evidence relating to weight gain with contraceptive use and provides method by method information and guidance for prescribers of contraception.