Contraception for Specific Populations

Aged Over 40

FSRH Guidance: Contraception for Women Aged over 40 Years (November 2017)

31 August 2017

This update of the 2010 Contraception for Women Aged Over 40 Years guideline has been developed by the FSRH and brings together evidence and expert opinion on contraception for women aged over 40 years. The guideline was developed with a team of experts in the relevant fields and has been extensively peer reviewed in accordance with methodology used for developing FSRH Clinical Guidelines. The guidance is intended for use by health professionals working in SRH, general practice and obstetric and gynaecology settings.

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Cardiac Disease

SRH for Women with IBD

Contraception After Pregnancy

CEU Executive Summary: Contraception After Pregnancy - January 2017

25 January 2017

Contraception After Pregnancy, endorsed by the Royal Colleges: GPs; Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; Nurses and Midwives, aims to guide healthcare professionals to inform and support the women in their care to make planned choices about future pregnancies and improve maternal and child outcomes through optimum spacing between children.

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CEU Clinical Guidance: Contraception After Pregnancy - January 2017

25 January 2017

Contraception After Pregnancy, endorsed by the Royal Colleges: GPs; Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; Nurses and Midwives, aims to guide healthcare professionals to inform and support the women in their care to make planned choices about future pregnancies and improve maternal and child outcomes through optimum spacing between children.

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Overweight and Obesity

FSRH Clinical Guideline: Overweight, Obesity and Contraception - April 2019

30 April 2019

This new document aims to summarise the available evidence on contraceptive choices for women who are overweight and women with obesity (i.e. with body mass index 25 kg/m2 or higher). This guideline evaluates the interrelationship between contraception and weight and considerations such as bariatric surgery and weight loss medication.

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Young People

FSRH Clinical Guidance: Contraceptive Choices for Young People (May 2019)

01 May 2019

This guidance provides evidence-based recommendations and good practice points for health professionals providing contraceptive services to young people in the UK. This guidance is most relevant to young people under 18 years of age but may also apply to young people up to the age of 25 years.

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