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Level of Satisfaction of the Post Partum Intra Uterine Device Users at Sylvanus Olympio Teatching Hospital of Lome (TOGO)

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


American Journal of Medicine Studies. 2018, Vol. 6 No. 1, 1-6
DOI: 10.12691/ajms-6-1-1
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Akila BASSOWA, Ayoko KETEVI, Baguilane DOUAGUIBE, Dede AJAVON, Kodjo FIAGNON, Samadou ABOUBAKARI, 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.

Correspondence to: Akila  BASSOWA, Departement of Gynecology and Obstetrique, Sylvanus Olympio Teatching Hospital, University of Lomé, Togo. Email: akilabassowa@gmail.com

Abstract

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.

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