Vdvise and counsel on family planning

Explain to the woman thatshe can become pregnant soon afterthe abortion - as soon as she has sexual intercourse - if she does not use a contraceptive:

-► Any family planning method can be used immediately after an uncomplicated first trimester abortion.

-► If the woman has an infection or injury: delay IUD insertion or female sterilization until healed. For information on options, see Methods for non-breastfeeding women on Effl. Make arrangements for her to see a family planning counsellor as soon as possible, or counsel her directly, (see The decision-making tool for family planning clients and providers for information on methods and on the counselling process).

Counsel on safer sex including use of condom if she or her partner are at risk of sexually transmitted infection (STI) or HIV

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