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(Abstinence as contraception)
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  • Postpartum family-planning barriers and catalysts in Burkina Faso and the Democratic Republic of Congo: a multiperspective study. [Journal Article]
  • OAOpen Access J Contracept 2018; 9:63-74
  • Tran NT, Yameogo WME, … Kouanda S
  • CONCLUSIONS: Based on results found to be most actionable, the following interventions have the potential to optimize access to PPFP services: counseling women on postpartum-pregnancy risks and options at different points in time before and after childbirth through the use of appropriate information, education, and counseling materials; integrating PPFP services into existing maternal and child health visits; making contraceptives readily available and affordable; and meaningfully engaging male partners.
  • Postpartum fertility behaviours and contraceptive use among women in rural Ghana. [Journal Article]
  • CRContracept Reprod Med 2018; 3:13
  • Eliason SK, Bockarie AS, Eliason C
  • CONCLUSIONS: Postpartum women in the Mfantseman municipal who did not use contraceptives or delayed in the use of contraceptives after birth were least likely to be protected against pregnancy in the post partum period, whilst those who adopted postpartum family planning were likely to be better protected because they were likely to adopt it within the first three months after birth and before the onset of sexual relations and first menses. The predictors of postpartum contraceptive use were breastfeeding pattern, occupation, parity, preferred number of children, period since delivery, place of residence and mode of delivery.
  • Integration of contraceptive services into anticoagulation management services improves access to long-acting reversible contraception. [Journal Article]
  • CContraception 2018; 98(6):486-491
  • Bernard C, Pekny C, … Christoffersen-Deb A
  • CONCLUSIONS: Integrating contraceptive services into an anticoagulation management clinic increases the use of highly effective contraception for women with cardiovascular disease. Implementation of similar models of care should be evaluated within other sites for chronic disease management.A model of care integrating contraceptive counseling and provision into anticoagulation management services is an effective strategy to improve LARC and overall highly effective contraceptive use among women with cardiovascular disease requiring anticoagulation. This model of care may be utilized to prevent maternal morbidity and mortality among this high-risk population.
  • Marital Functioning in Couples Practicing Periodic Abstinence for Family Planning. [Journal Article]
  • LQLinacre Q 2018; 85(2):155-166
  • Barroilhet S, Señoret C, … Arraztoa JA
  • CONCLUSIONS: There are sociodemographic differences between both groups, explained partly by unequal access to NFP centers. Both groups have DAS scores within functional range, but NFP users have a higher probability of being in that functional range. This study of mentally and emotionally healthy couples highlights the importance of family planning methods on intimate relationships. Summary Marital functioning is affected by family planning methods. A structured interview and a specific inventory to address conjugal functioning were applied to a group of healthy couples who live in stable relationships and are users of natural family planning (NFP) or artificial methods of contraception (AMC). The results were consistent with functional couples in both groups, but on average, the NFP group had a significantly higher score than the AMC group. The use of NFP explained this difference. This study of mentally and emotionally healthy couples highlights the importance of family planning methods on intimate relationships.
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