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Revista Cubana de Obstetricia y Ginecología

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ULLOA CRUZ, C. Verena. Contraception in the middle-aged woman. Rev Cubana Obstet Ginecol [online]. 2004, vol.30, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-3062.

An updating is made on the contraceptive methods existing for middle-aged women The endocrine characteristics of perimenopause are defined, the risks of pregnancy in middle-aged women are detailed, and the different contraceptive methods in premenopause with their risks and benefits are explained. It was concluded that pregnancy in middle-aged woman has a high obstetric and perinatal risk.

Keywords : Contraception; middle-aged woman..

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