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Fertility regulation

This section includes RHL summaries of published systematic reviews evaluating male and female methods of contraception (including emergency contraception), and clinical methods of induced abortion.

Induced abortion


Anesthesia for evacuation of incomplete miscarriage

Young woman receiving counselling.

Medical methods for first trimester abortion

An abortion patient on a surgery table.

Cervical preparation for first trimester surgical abortion


Doctors perform a vasectomy on a man, Uganda.

Vasectomy occlusion techniques for male sterilization

Photo of intrauterine devices

Immediate postpartum insertion of intrauterine device for contraception

Female doctor discussing birth control pills with patient.

Combined Oral Contraceptives and venous thrombosis