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American Journal of Medicine Studies. 2018, 6(1), 1-6
DOI: 10.12691/ajms-6-1-1
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Level of Satisfaction of the Post Partum Intra Uterine Device Users at Sylvanus Olympio Teatching Hospital of Lome (TOGO)

Akila BASSOWA1, , Ayoko KETEVI1, Baguilane DOUAGUIBE2, Dede AJAVON3, Kodjo FIAGNON1, Samadou ABOUBAKARI4 and Koffi AKPADZA1

1Departement of Gynecology and Obstetrique, Sylvanus Olympio Teatching Hospital, University of Lomé, Togo

2Departement of Gynecology and Obstetrique, Campus Teatching Hospital, University of Lomé, Lomé Togo

3Departement of Gynecology and Obstetrique, Hospital Center of Kara, University of Kara, Kara Togo

4Departement of Gynecology and Obstetrique, Kara Teatching Hospital, University of Karaa, Kara Togoy

Pub. Date: August 19, 2018

Cite this paper:
Akila BASSOWA, Ayoko KETEVI, Baguilane DOUAGUIBE, Dede AJAVON, Kodjo FIAGNON, Samadou ABOUBAKARI and Koffi AKPADZA. Level of Satisfaction of the Post Partum Intra Uterine Device Users at Sylvanus Olympio Teatching Hospital of Lome (TOGO). American Journal of Medicine Studies. 2018; 6(1):1-6. doi: 10.12691/ajms-6-1-1


Introduction: Family planning in the postpartum are an ideal platform for repositioning contraception; They are aimed at women who wish to space births or prevent pregnancies and the post-partum intrauterine device (PPIUD) is one of the method of choice. Objective: To evaluate the level of satisfaction of the post partum intra uterine device users at Sylvanus Olympio teatching hospital of Lome (Togo). Patients and methods: The use of the PPIUD in the Gynecology and Obstetrics teatching hospital of the Lome is effective since October 2015. Our work is a descriptive, retrospective and prospective study, from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2017. Results: From October 2015 to September 2017, 211 out of 18170 eligible deliveries had adopted the IUD in the postpartum period (1.49 %). The average age was 31 years old with extremes of 16 and 49 years old. Of the 211 clients, 9 (4.27%) opted for IUD removal, 191 clients gave their overall impression, with 20 women (9.48%) being lost to follow-up. 184 women (87.20%) are satisfied because of his Effeciency, Long-acting and his Discretion. 7 women (3.32%) were disappointed because of Failure and Side effects poorly supported. Conclusion: The intra-uterine device (IUD) is a modern contraceptive method that has proven to be very beneficial in the postpartum. Therefore, the promotion of this method must be maintained to reduce unmet need for contraception and promote the health of couples and families.

post partum family planning Post partum intra uterine device satisfaction Lomé-Togo (Africa)

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