Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

OBSTGYN 712 - Contraception and Pre and Early Pregnancy

15 Points

Semester 1

Semester 2


An evidence-based approach to contraception and pre and early pregnancy care. Mechanisms, side effects and contraindications of methods of contraception are covered. Pre pregnancy care will include preconceptual counselling and the psycho-social aspects of pregnancy care such as effects of drugs, alcohol, smoking and travel. Best practise and referral guidelines for early pregnancy ante natal care will be covered including diagnosis and management of early pregnancy problems such as recurrent miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, gestational trophoblastic disease and hyperemesis.

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