Overweight and Obesity

FSRH Clinical Guideline: Overweight, Obesity and Contraception (April 2019)

01 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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FSRH Guideline-related Resources: Quick Reference Summary of Clinical Guidance on Overweight, Obesity and Contraception (July 2019)

10 July 2019

This summary has been written as a quick reference guide to help busy clinicians give clear, safe advice on contraception for women who are overweight or with obesity. Please refer to the full Overweight, Obesity and Contraception guideline for further information and evidence for this advice. Members should log into the website and view this guidance under 'My Resouces' on the website.

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