Every year, September 26 is always celebrated as World Contraception Day or World Contraception Day.
The following is the history, benefits, and efforts to raise public awareness of the importance of World Contraception Day. Read more here, Beauties!
History of World Contraception Day
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World Contraception Day is celebrated as an effort to increase public awareness of the importance of contraception for decisions related to desired pregnancy and building a dream family planning.
Initially, this Contraception Day was spearheaded by ten international family planning organizations, on 26 September 2007. Then, it is supported by a coalition of 15 International Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), government organizations, and the scientific and medical community with an interest in sexual and reproductive health.
Departing from this, finally came the World Contraception Day or World Contraception Day. Then what are the benefits of this contraceptive, Beauties?
Benefits of Contraception in Society
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As we know, children are a gift and a gift from God Almighty. It is important for us to care for, educate, and nurture them properly and correctly. Therefore, it takes various preparations so that we can always be optimal in taking care of it.
The presence of contraception in the midst of society as it is today can be the best solution to maximize their presence and care for them.
Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist, dr. Dinda Derdameisya, Sp.OG, FFAG revealed several benefits of the importance of contraception in society.
In a talk with the Beautynesia Team, he said that there are three main functions of the presence of this contraceptive.
“This contraception is useful for, for example, wanting to delay pregnancy, space out pregnancy, or even want to stop pregnancy because the child has had enough and doesn’t want anymore. So actually the function of contraception is for those three things. Delay, space, and stop pregnancy,” said dr. . Dinda Derdameisya, Sp.OG, FFAG, Friday (24/9).
Efforts to Increase Public Awareness Regarding Contraception
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As a Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist who has an influence in increasing public awareness of this contraceptive problem, dr. Dinda said there were two things he did for patients or women in Indonesia.
In addition to the annual celebration to remind the public again. There is also a method of direct introduction of contraception to the public.
“There are several ways that we can do to our patients or women in Indonesia. First, by commemorating contraceptive day every year, which means it is a warning so that we remember whether we have used contraception or not? delivery, maybe we can offer it to the patient, what kind of contraception do you want to give after delivery? That’s one of our efforts,” he said.
To the Beautynesia Team, he also explained how the method given to the community who was his patient for the use of contraception.
“So when the baby is born, there are several methods that we can give. Such as post-delivery IUD and post-C-section IUD. During Caesarean, after the baby comes out, the placenta comes out, we can immediately insert the IUD. Then injections can also be given, pills can also be given. given, shortly after giving birth. So maybe that’s the way we can do it other than annual warnings, facilities, or direct post-delivery services given contraception, “he explained.
Lastly, dr. Dinda Derdameisya, Sp.OG, FFAG again said that currently the public’s access to information and contraception is very easy, with various promotions that have been carried out by experts.
“Access is also very easy now, there are many health centers, we have done promotions, we offer prevention, and now many condoms at BBKN can still be distributed for free,” he concluded.
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