Intentions to use contraceptives in Pakistan: implications for behavior change campaigns
- A grounded theory approach to understand the process of decision making on fertility control methods in urban society of Mashhad, Iran. Roudsari, Robab Latifnejad; Khadivzadeh, Talat; Bahrami, Masoud // Iranian Journal of Nursing & Midwifery Research;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p408
Background: More than 30% of pregnancies in Iran are unintended and most of them happen among the women who use various contraceptive methods. Results of Integrated Monitoring and Evaluation System (IMES) showed that the rate of innovative contraceptive use in Mashhad has been 41.5%-57% in...
- When to postpone the Pill. S. R. // Fit Pregnancy;Dec2011/Jan2012, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p30
The article informs that women who are older than 34 or who had a Cesarean section should take contraceptive pills containing estrogen only after six weeks to lower the risk of blood clots.
- Demand for long acting and permanent contraceptive methods and associated factors among married women of reproductive age group in Debre Markos Town, North West Ethiopia. Bulto, Gizachew Abdissa; Zewdie, Tatek Abate; Beyen, Teresa Kisi // BMC Women's Health;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background: Ethiopia is the second most populous country in sub Saharan Africa with high total fertility rate, and high maternal and child mortality rates. In sub Saharan African countries, including Ethiopia, even though studies show that demand for contraception is high, the practice is low....
- Injectables Tomorrow: Subcutaneous DMPA and Home Injection. // Population Reports;Dec2006, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p16
The article provides information on subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate depo-subQprovera 104 (DMPA-SC). The contraceptive drug is injected just under the skin. The effect of DMPA-SC is the same as that injected into the muscle. DMPA-SC is injected in the area of the upper thigh or the...
- Early Implant Removals Most Often Requested Because of Side Effects. Remez, L. // Family Planning Perspectives;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p35
The article reports that bleeding and other side effects are usually the main reasons for the removal of contraceptive implants in women. This is concluded by studies conducted in Southeast Texas and Denver, Colorado. The removal procedure averaged 34 minutes. According to the researchers, the...
- EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE AMONG WOMAN ATTENDING A TEACHING HOSPITAL OF NORTH INDIA. Srivastava, Aarti; Singh, Shalini; Mehrotra, Seema; Pandey, Sushma; Agrawal, Anjoo; Das, Vinita // Journal of Family Welfare;Dec2008, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p72
The article discusses the findings of a study which examined the awareness, knowledge, attitudes, and practices of women related to emergency contraception in North India. The study included 458 women who attended the antenatal clinic, family planning clinic and post-partum clinic at a teaching...
- 3 health lies cleared up. // Self;Feb2000, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p58
Presents the myths and facts about women's health. Breast implants; Link between fertility drug and ovarian cancer; Effects of taking pill months before conceiving.
- YOUR BODY. Khosla, S. N. // Woman's Era;Oct2012, p95
The article presents questions and answers related to women's health, including the effects of taking contraceptive pills, effects of diabetes on a woman's sexual appetite and dealing with being flat-chested.
- Contraceptive knowledge and attitudes among women seeking induced abortion in Kathmandu, Nepal. Berin, Emilia; Sundell, Micaela; Karki, Chanda; Brynhildsen, Jan; Hammar, Mats // International Journal of Women's Health;2014, Vol. 6, p335
Objective: To map the knowledge about and attitudes toward birth control methods among women in Kathmandu, Nepal, and to compare the results between women seeking an induced abortion and a control group. Method: This was a cross-sectional cohort study with matched controls. Women aged 15-49...