Intended for healthcare professionals

Letters Contraceptive services

Natural family planning is effective and culturally acceptable

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 23 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4908
  1. Chris Evans, locum SHO in emergency medicine1
  1. 1Manchester, UK
  1. c.evans{at}

The Guttmacher Institute and United Nations Population Fund study defines women who choose to use any form of family planning except modern contraception as “having unmet need for modern contraceptives” on the basis that alternative methods of family planning “are much more likely to fail.”1 2 Hence the main conclusions of the study depend on two …

View Full Text

Log in

Log in through your institution


* For online subscription