Being the second most populous country in the world after china, around 17 percent of the world’s population resides in India while it has just around 2.4 percent area of the world. Contraception is one effective way to control population explosion. In country where delivery may be the only time when a woman comes in contact with health care personnel, approach of immediate post-partum contraception is more applicable.
Material and Methods: This is a prospective interventional study conducted over a period of time from August 2018 to May 2019, on patients visiting labor room of the tertiary care centre in the national capital of India.
Results: The PPIUCD was most accepted in the age group of 21-25 years, educated women, home makers, parity status P2 for willingness to have no pregnancy and spacing. The insertion of PPIUCD had no negative impact on Hb level. The incidence of irregular bleeding, increased duration of bleeding, missed threads, foul smelling vaginal discharge, abdominal discomfort, removal, expulsion, uterine perforation, satisfaction level was variable in each group.
Conclusion: Being second most populous country in the world, India needs to promote use of contraceptives for reducing population growth as well as improving maternal and child health. PPIUCD can one of be the most easily available and used postpartum contraception in India.