Over the course of their lives, women may choose to start, stop, or switch family planning methods to meet their reproductive needs and preferences. By understanding the dynamics of contraceptive use, health policy and program decisionmakers can better deliver high-quality, client-centered services that enable women and couples to make the best family planning choices for themselves.

Learn about trends in contraceptive use dynamics, reasons for discontinuation, and proposed policy recommendations to address these trends through PRB’s interactive web feature.