The website is launched on 29 June 2018

Overview of Unintended Pregnancies and Status of Contraception in Malaysia

Starting Contraceptive Methods

  • Contraceptive methods can be started at any time of the cycle as long as its reasonable sure that the woman is Not pregnant, termed the Quick start method.
  • The following are situations whereby its reasonably sure that the woman is not pregnant.

How can a provider be reasonably sure that a women is NOT pregnant?

WHO – Selected Practice Recommendations For Contraceptive Use. Third Edition, 2016

IF she has NO signs or symptoms of pregnancy and meets any of the following criteria:

She Has NOT had intercourse since last normal menses
She Has been correctly or consistently using a reliable method of contraception
She Is within the 1st 7 days after normal menses
She s within 4 weeks post partum for NOT lacting women
She is within the 1st 7 days post abortion or miscarriage
She is fully or nearly full breastfeeding, amenorrhoeic & less than 6 mths post partum


New counseling approaches “ Contraceptive triangle” in counseling to create an optimal fit (tailoring)

Choose from:-

  • Contraceptive Toolbox
  • Contraceptive Cafeteria
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