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  1. Despite endorsements supporting the use of intrauterine devices (IUDs) for adolescents and young adult women (AYA), they have limited knowledge about them Male partners can influence contraceptive decisions, h...

    Authors: Aanchal Sharma, Edward McCabe, Sona Jani, Anthony Gonzalez, Seleshi Demissie and April Lee

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2021 6:2

    Content type: Research

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  2. The insertion of Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (PPIUD) for the purpose of contraception immediately after delivery is becoming popular in countries where the use of IUD for contraception has been extremely...

    Authors: Projestine Selestine Muganyizi, Grasiana Festus Kimario, France John Rwegoshora, Ponsian Patrick Paul and Anita Makins

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2021 6:1

    Content type: Research

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  3. Provision of post abortion contraception following an abortion is an excellent opportunity to address unmet family planning needs of women. In Ethiopia, post abortion family planning is minimal and underutiliz...

    Authors: Enyew Abate, Yolanda R. Smith, Walelign Kindie, Addisu Girma and Yonas Girma

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:39

    Content type: Research

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  4. Globally, approximately half of all pregnancies occur before 24 months after child birth. In Sub Saharan Africa the unmet need for family planning is highest among postpartum women. There is a dearth of inform...

    Authors: Kiondo Solomon Kiondo, Eusebious Maro, Sophia Kiwango, Julius Pius Alloyce, Benjamin C. Shayo and Michael Johnson Mahande

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:24

    Content type: Research

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  5. In the last decade, (2000–2019), the modern contraceptive prevalence among married women of reproductive age (14–49 years), has increased by only 2.1%. The slow progress was due to limited access to services a...

    Authors: Mesele Damte Argaw, Hailemariam Segni Abawollo, Binyam Fekadu Desta, Zergu Taffesse Tsegaye, Dejene Mengistu Belete and Melkamu Getu Abebe

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:23

    Content type: Case Report

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  6. Women have unfair share in the burden of unintended pregnancy outcome and unhealthy interpregnancy intervals. An understanding of the triggers, ideation and motivational factors influencing utilization of mode...

    Authors: Kehinde Osinowo, Michael Ekholuenetale, Oluwaseun Ojomo, Abiodun Hassan and Oladapo Alabi Ladipo

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:38

    Content type: Research

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  7. Knowledge of abortion law is a key determinant of the utilization of safe abortion services. Neglecting it can lead to high social and economic costs, both immediately and in the future. One of the major reaso...

    Authors: Mulugeta Mekuria, Dechasa Daba, Teka Girma and Adamu Birhanu

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:37

    Content type: Research

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  8. Family planning services have been available at no cost in the public health settings of South Africa since 1994, and now include the long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) namely, the contraceptive imp...

    Authors: Kim Jonas, Moira Kalichman, Seth Kalichman, Chelsea Morroni and Catherine Mathews

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:36

    Content type: Research

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  9. Women who use contraceptive methods sometimes stop early, use methods intermittently, or switched contraceptive methods. All these events (discontinuations and switching) contribute to the occurrence of unwant...

    Authors: Abou Coulibaly, Tieba Millogo, Adama Baguiya, Nguyen Toan Tran, Rachel Yodi, Armando Seuc, Asa Cuzin-Kihl, Blandine Thieba, Sihem Landoulsi, James Kiarie, Désiré Mashinda Kulimba and Séni Kouanda

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:35

    Content type: Research

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  10. Age difference among spouses can be considered as an indicator of the nature of the marital bond, and influences the couple’s fertility expectations. The age difference is one of the features of the traditiona...

    Authors: Sena Belina Kitila, Yonas Biratu Terfa, Adugna Olani Akuma, Ayantu Kebede Olika and Alemi Kebede Olika

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:34

    Content type: Research

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  11. Unwanted pregnancy is a significant public health problem worldwide. In higher education, students are exposed to the risk of unintended pregnancy, abortion, and its related negative consequences.

    Authors: Tadesse Wuletaw Demissie, Araya Mesfin Nigatu and Getnet Mihretie Beyene

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:33

    Content type: Research

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  12. Unmet need refers to fecund women who either wish to postpone the next birth (spacers) or who wish to stop childbearing (limiters) but are not using a contraceptive method. Many women who are sexually active w...

    Authors: Solomon Adanew Worku, Yohannes Moges Mittiku and Abate Dargie Wubetu

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:21

    Content type: Review

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  13. The use of modern contraceptives among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains an issue that needs urgent attention. This present study assesses the individual and contextua...

    Authors: Bright Opoku Ahinkorah

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:32

    Content type: Research

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  14. Universal access to family planning has been emphasized by the international development agenda, as evident in the Sustainable Development Goal 3.7. This notwithstanding, the use of modern contraceptives has b...

    Authors: Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Ebenezer Agbaglo, Louis Kobina Dadzie, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Justice Kanor Tetteh and Sanni Yaya

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:22

    Content type: Research

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  15. Access to family planning contributes up to a 44% reduction in maternal deaths. Since the majority of unplanned pregnancies and abortions occur in women who were either not using contraception or not using it ...

    Authors: Khaing Nwe Tin, Thae Maung Maung and Thiri Win

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:20

    Content type: Research

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  16. Postpartum sexual health and practice need to be integrated in the current maternal healthcare services to address sexual health problems. However, postpartum sexual practice has received little attention, and...

    Authors: Birye Dessalegn Mekonnen

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:19

    Content type: Research

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  17. University students are one of the most vulnerable groups to sexual reproductive health [SRH] threats like sexually transmitted infections [STIs], unwanted pregnancies, and unsafe abortions and often have limi...

    Authors: Elly Nuwamanya, Robinah Nalwanga, Afra Nuwasiima, Janet U. Babigumira, Francis T. Asiimwe, Joseph B. Babigumira and Vitalis P. Ngambouk

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:31

    Content type: Research

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  18. Over the years, family planning uptake in Nigeria has remained low and this is as a result of the various challenges and barriers faced by women. The aim of this study was to systematically review studies on f...

    Authors: Ifeyinwa Chizoba Akamike, Ijeoma Nkem Okedo-Alex, Irene Ifeyinwa Eze, Obumneme Benaiah Ezeanosike and Chigozie Jesse Uneke

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:30

    Content type: Research

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  19. Despite improving the availability and use of Implants, discontinuation is becoming a public health concern. A significant proportion of women discontinuing the service before its due date, which is of concern...

    Authors: Belay Amare Abebe and Mulu Reda Terefe

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:29

    Content type: Research

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  20. The study was conducted to prospectively examine how pregnancy intendedness and prenatal provider counseling about postpartum contraceptive options are associated with lack of contraception use at 6 months pos...

    Authors: Karina M. Shreffler, Stacy Tiemeyer, Jameca R. Price and Lance T. Frye

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:28

    Content type: Research

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  21. Unintended pregnancy constitutes a significant public health challenge in sub-Saharan Africa and particularly among young people, who are more likely to closely space births and experience adverse obstetric ou...

    Authors: Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Francis Appiah, Eugene Budu, Collins Adu, Yaa Boahemaa Gyasi Aderoju, Faustina Adoboi and Anthony Idowu Ajayi

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:27

    Content type: Research

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  22. Even if anemia is a worldwide public health problem affecting numerous people in all age groups, particularly the burden of the problem is higher among pregnant women. Anemia is estimated to contribute to more...

    Authors: Gemechu Kejela, Aga Wakgari, Tariku Tesfaye, Ebisa Turi, Moa Adugna, Netsanet Alemu and Latera Jebessa

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:26

    Content type: Research

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  23. Despite its great effectiveness, safety and convenience for women who do not wish to have more children; female sterilization method uptake in Uganda is very low. This study aimed at establishing factors assoc...

    Authors: Paula Anita, Abel Nzabona and Richard Tuyiragize

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:25

    Content type: Research

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  24. Despite Ethiopia’s government’s commitment to alleviating unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortion by increasing holistic reproductive health service accessibility, the rate of unwanted pregnancy among female st...

    Authors: Rekiku Fikre, Belay Amare, Alemu Tamiso and Akalewold Alemayehu

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:18

    Content type: Review

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  25. Unintended pregnancy is a major global issue. Women who experience an unintended pregnancy have a significant risk of morbidity and mortality. Additionally, these women also experience substantial financial ha...

    Authors: Michele Troutman, Saima Rafique and Torie Comeaux Plowden

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:16

    Content type: Review

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  26. Ethiopia is one of the sub-Saharan African countries with high maternal mortality and morbidity, unsafe abortion and adolescent births. Despite different policy measures taken by the government to improve sexu...

    Authors: Dereje Mesfin

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:15

    Content type: Research

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  27. Family planning is a cost-effective strategy for achieving population development. Family planning uptake is low in sub-Saharan Africa, including Nigeria. We assessed the perception, pattern of use, partner su...

    Authors: Ifeyinwa Chizoba Akamike, Ugochukwu Chinyem Madubueze, Ijeoma Nkem Okedo-Alex, Chika Julius Anyigor, Benedict Ndubueze Azuogu, Chukwuma David Umeokonkwo and Chinyere Ojiugo Mbachu

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:14

    Content type: Research

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  28. Homelessness is a significant and growing problem in the United States. Women experiencing homelessness face unique challenges as they have high rates of unintended pregnancy. They often face significant barri...

    Authors: Elizabeth Corey, Stephanie Frazin, Samantha Heywood and Sadia Haider

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:12

    Content type: Research

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  29. Women working in Cambodian garment factories have unmet needs for family planning (contraception and safe abortion) services, because of their background and living conditions. This study describes their exper...

    Authors: Chisato Masuda, Elisa Oreglia, Sokhey Ly, Megan McLaren, Caroline Free, Camille Tijamo, Amra Ou, Michelle Helena van Velthoven, Amy Williamson and Chris Smith

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:11

    Content type: Research

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  30. In low and middle-income countries, 95% of postpartum women want to avoid a pregnancy for 2 years, but 70% are not using contraception. Delay in use of contraception by couples during postpartum period can res...

    Authors: Biruktawit Fekade Woldu, Tadesse Lelago Ermolo, Lidiya Gutema Lemu and Negeso Gebeyehu Gejo

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:10

    Content type: Research

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  31. Long acting reversible contraceptive methods are highly effective, safe and provide uninterrupted protection to women for 3 to 12 years, yet are little used in the Ethiopia. Assessment of the utilization and p...

    Authors: Aklilu Tilahun, Amanuel Yoseph and Mesay Hailu Dangisso

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:9

    Content type: Research

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  32. In Ethiopia, people with disabilities face socioeconomic disadvantages and they have a limited access to sexual and reproductive health information including family planning service. At present, however, there...

    Authors: Alemayehu Gonie Mekonnen, Alebachew Demelash Bayleyegn, Yared Asmare Aynalem, Tigist Demssew Adane, Mikyas Arega Muluneh and Meaza Asefa

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:8

    Content type: Research

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  33. Consuming oral contraceptive pills is one of the methods for preventing pregnancy worldwide. As using the pills has always caused the greatest concern for the likelihood of developing cardiovascular diseases a...

    Authors: Zahra Momeni, Ali Dehghani, Hossein Fallahzadeh, Moslem Koohgardi, Maryam Dafei, Seyed Hossein Hekmatimoghaddam and Masoud Mohammadi

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:7

    Content type: Research

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  34. Ethiopia is the second populous country in Africa with a total fertility rate of 4.6 and contraceptive prevalence of 35%, where implant and intrauterine contraceptive devices account for 8 and 2% respectively....

    Authors: Desalegn Tsegaw Hibstu and Akalewold Alemayehu

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:6

    Content type: Research

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  35. Men in developing countries play an important role in the adoption of family planning (FP), either as actual users or supporters of their partners. Notwithstanding the universal knowledge on the contraceptive ...

    Authors: Judith Msovela, Anna Tengia–Kessy, Susan F. Rumisha, Daudi O. Simba, David P. Urassa and Gernard Msamanga

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:3

    Content type: Research

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  36. Seventy-five percent of incarcerated women are of reproductive age, most of whom are at-risk for unintended pregnancy. Women who are incarcerated come disproportionately from socioeconomically disadvantaged ba...

    Authors: Mishka S. Peart and Andrea K. Knittel

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:2

    Content type: Review

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  37. This study compared a needle-free anesthesia method with traditional local anesthesia for insertion and removal of Nexplanon® long-acting removable contraceptive device. In our clinic, patients often avoid thi...

    Authors: G. Anthony Wilson, Julie W. Jeter, William S. Dabbs, Amy Barger Stevens, Robert E. Heidel and Shaunta’ M. Chamberlin

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2020 5:1

    Content type: Research

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  38. Long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods have clear advantages over short-acting methods of contraception that benefit both clients and health systems. Despite this importance, studies show that the pro...

    Authors: Markos Desalegn, Ayele Belachew, Muluken Gizaw, Gemechu Kejela and Robsan Gudeta

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2019 4:22

    Content type: Research

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  39. To compare ovulation rates between Letrozole and Clomiphene Citrate (CC) using a stair-step protocol to achieve ovulation induction in women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).

    Authors: S. Thomas, I. Woo, J. Ho, T. Jones, R. Paulson, K. Chung and K. Bendikson

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2019 4:20

    Content type: Research

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  40. Family planning plays a key role in improving the health of the mother and the child. Yet there are still significant levels of demand for family planning that are unmet and these can lead to unintended pregna...

    Authors: Alemu Kebede, Sileshi G. Abaya, Elias Merdassa and Tariku Tesfaye Bekuma

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2019 4:21

    Content type: Research

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  41. Existing estimates of contraceptive use in Tanzania rely on cross-sectional or retrospective study designs. This study used a 2-year, retrospective, month-by-month calendar of contraceptive utilization among w...

    Authors: Wende Safari, Mark Urassa, Baltazar Mtenga, John Changalucha, James Beard, Kathryn Church, Basia Zaba and Jim Todd

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2019 4:18

    Content type: Research

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  42. Although promoting postabortion family planning is very important and effective strategy to avert unwanted pregnancy, less attention was given to it in Ethiopia. Thus, this study aimed to assess contraceptive ...

    Authors: Anteneh Mekuria, Hordofa Gutema, Habtamu Wondiye and Million Abera

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2019 4:19

    Content type: Research

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  43. Postpartum contraception is important for spacing and limiting childbirth. Although the use of modern contraception has been shown to reduce maternal and child morbidities and mortalities, postpartum women hav...

    Authors: Jonathan Ian Coomson and Abubakar Manu

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2019 4:17

    Content type: Research

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  44. Even though the modern contraceptive use was improved in Ethiopia, the utilization of long-acting family planning services is still low because of numerous factors. The aim of this systematic review was to syn...

    Authors: Tamirat Tesfaye Dasa, Teshager Worku Kassie, Aklilu Abrham Roba, Elias Bekele Wakwoya and Henna Umer Kelel

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2019 4:14

    Content type: Review

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