Although modern contraceptive options are becoming more widely available, even in the developing world, women still use traditional contraceptive methods. Other reports of the use of non-medical devices for contraception and abortion are available. With this report, we discuss a patient seeking treatment for the removal of a traditional contraceptive intrauterine device.
Contraception, Sub-Saharan Africa
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Birge O, Ozbey EG, Akgor U, Adiyeke M, Kayar I, Demir F. Local contraceptive practice in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proc Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Mar 28;6(1):Article 7 [3 p.]. https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1295. Free full text article.