Abstract

A STUDY ON IUCD INSERTION DURING POSTPARTUM PERIOD (PPIUCD)

Author(s): Mozibur Rahman Laskar1, Alaka Banerjee2

OBJECTIVES
To evaluate and compare the safety and efficacy of vaginal and intra-caesarean insertion of Post-partum IUCD.
METHODS
This was an interventional prospective study conducted in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Silchar Medical College, Silchar where PPIUCD were inserted in 290 mothers in one year study period. Among them first 100 mothers who delivered vaginally and first 100 mothers who underwent caesarean were taken as study group and were followed up for one year.
RESULTS
Both modes of PPIUCD insertion were found as very effective contraceptive and also have very low rate of expulsion, vaginal bleeding, pain abdomen, infection and missing thread.
CONCLUSION
PPIUCD is a safe and efficacious family planning method after vaginal as well as caesarean delivery.