Aims and objectives:
• To determine the proportion of women accepting immediate PPIUCD insertion.
• To determine the rates of expulsion, pelvic infection, lost strings, and displacement following PPIUCD insertion among the acceptors by 6 weeks.
Materials and methods: The material used in this study was copper T 380A.The modified kelly's forceps was used for the post placental insertion of copper T into the uterine cavity under aseptic precautions.
Results: The acceptance rate of copper T in this study was 26.44.
• The expulsion rate of copper T at the end of 6 weeks was 2.22%
• There were no cases of pelvic infection or displacement of copper T in this study.
Conclusion: The acceptance rate of copper T was poor which was mainly attributable to the lack of sufficient knowledge about copper T and the false beliefs regarding the impact the copper T has on the health of the individual. However in those women who accepted for copper T insertion were satisfied with the copper T as a temporary method of contraception.
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