U.S. MEC Wheel Instructional Video

Contraceptive Services
Last Reviewed
National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning (NCTCFP) and CDC

Adapted from the World Health Organization, the U.S. MEC wheel (with recommendations) provides a quick and easy way to assess risk factors for contraceptive methods. This video explains how to use the wheel when counseling women, men, and couples about contraception methods.