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  1. Puerperal sepsis, is a significant factor in maternal morbidity and mortality, especially in regions with lower income levels where maternal mortality rates are highest. However, it can be largely avoided if d...

    Authors: Keraj Seboka, Abenet Menene Gurara, Nardos Tilahun Bekele, Yohanes Abera Belachwe, Mihiret Shawel Getahun and Yohannes Mekuria Negussie
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:18
  2. Early contraceptive implant removal without intentions to conceive predisposes women to unintended pregnancies.. Some of the unintended pregnancies end in unsafe abortions which further increases the risk of m...

    Authors: Janet Abiyo, Rose Chalo Nabirye, Brendah Nambozo, David Mukunya, Ritah Nantale, Faith Oguttu, Solomon Wani, Milton W. Musaba, Josephine Tumuhamye and Joshua Epuitai
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:17
  3. Improving women’s access to and use of modern contraceptives is a key global strategy for improving the sexual and reproductive health of women. However, the use of modern contraceptives among adolescent girls...

    Authors: Aliu Mohammed, Irene Esi Donkoh, Richard Gyan Aboagye, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah and Abdul-Aziz Seidu
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:16
  4. Contraceptive use dynamics continue to be of priority in sub-Saharan Africa because of persistently high levels of fertility. This paper focuses on the use of barrier versus non-barrier contraceptive use in su...

    Authors: Ayaga A. Bawah, Pearl S. Kyei and Charles Agyei-Asabere
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:14
  5. The global high rate of unintended pregnancy is a direct result of underutilization of contraceptives methods. Healthcare workers (HCWs) play a pivotal role in promoting and facilitating access to modern famil...

    Authors: Keneth Opiro, Jimmy Opee, Margret Sikoti, Pebolo Francis Pebalo, Jackline Hope Ayikoru, Harriet Akello, Priscilla Manano and Felix Bongomin
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:13
  6. Anemia is a global public health problem among women of reproductive age group, especially in developing countries, which affect health, social and economic development that result in low physical activity, in...

    Authors: Gosa Mankelkl and Beletu Kinfe
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:12
  7. Ethiopia is one of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa with the lowest prevalence of the use of modern contraceptive methods. On the frequency and determinants of modern contraceptive method in the Ethiopian w...

    Authors: Gebru Gebremeskel Gebrerufael and Bsrat Tesfay Hagos
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:11
  8. Globally, sexual and reproductive health is a significant public health issue for women of the reproductive age group. A modern contraceptive method enables individuals and families to manage fertility by redu...

    Authors: Gosa Mankelkl, Altaseb Beyene Kassaw and Beletu Kinfe
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:10
  9. Adolescents need both information about sexual behaviours and potential risks in order to make the right choices. This study compared adolescents’ level of awareness and predictors of knowledge of condoms and ...

    Authors: Chibuike Agu, Ifeyinwa Chizoba Akamike, Ifunanya Agu, Ozioma Agu, Godstime O. Eigbiremolen, Chinyere Ojiugo Mbachu and Obinna Onwujekwe
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:9
  10. Teenage pregnancy is still one of the reproductive health concerns facing adolescents in Tanzania. The problem has been associated with physiological, psychological, and social changes and increases the risk o...

    Authors: Ally Abdul Lyimo, Jia Guo, Stella Emmanuel Mushy and Beatrice Erastus Mwilike
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:8
  11. In the tapestry of reproductive health in Sierra Leone, where maternal mortality remains a poignant thread, understanding contraceptive use intentions among married and cohabiting women emerges as a vital moti...

    Authors: Augustus Osborne and Camilla Bangura
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:7
  12. In the last decade, luteal-phase ovarian stimulation (LPOS) has been suggested as an alternative controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) protocol for in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (IVF/I...

    Authors: Mozhgan Vahabi Dastjerdi, Soheila Ansaripour, Mina Ataei, Roya Gharedaghi, Seyedeh Melika Mostafavi Hoseini, Arash Mohazzab and Simin Zafardoust
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:6
  13. Information on social media may affect peoples’ contraceptive decision making. We performed an exploratory analysis of contraceptive content on Twitter (recently renamed X), a popular social media platform.

    Authors: Melody Huang, Alba Gutiérrez-Sacristán, Elizabeth Janiak, Katherine Young, Anabel Starosta, Katherine Blanton, Alaleh Azhir, Caroline N. Goldfarb, Felícita Kuperwasser, Kimberly M. Schaefer, Rachel E. Stoddard, Rajet Vatsa, Allison A. Merz-Herrala and Deborah Bartz
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:5
  14. Unmet need for family planning is defined as the percentage of sexually active and fecund women who want to delay the next birth (birth spacing) or who want to stop childbirth (birth limiting) beyond two years...

    Authors: Alemayehu Sayih Belay, Haribondhu Sarma and Gizachew Yilak
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:4
  15. A heterotopic pregnancy is a rare and serious pathological pregnancy. In this paper, we report a rare case of heterotopic pregnancy and perform a literature review. A 30-year-old patient with a history of left...

    Authors: Wanqi Chen and Jingyi Qi
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:3
  16. There are over 700 Scheduled Tribes (ST) living in 30 Indian states. As with other indigenous groups across the world, Indian ST have some of the poorest infant and child health outcomes of any communities in ...

    Authors: Kiranmayee Muralidhar, Holly Nishimura, Kate Coursey, Karl Krupp, Poornima Jaykrishna, Vijaya Srinivas and Purnima Madhivanan
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:2
  17. Resumption and initiation of contraceptive methods after delivery are of critical importance in ensuring the well-being of the mother and the newborn. However, evidence related with postpartum family planning ...

    Authors: Muzungu Hirwa Sylvain and Rwema Valens
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2024 9:1
  18. Prevention of unplanned pregnancies through modern contraceptives among HIV-positive women is one of the essential strategies for reducing mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Family planning and HIV services ...

    Authors: Saitoti Timoth, Jane Machange, Kilaye Karino, Sally Mtenga, Abdallah Mkopi and Francis Levira
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:58
  19. Nexplanon is an etonogestrel contraceptive implant that comes with an applicator, making it easier to insert and remove. Complications related to insertion and removal procedures, such as neural-vascular injur...

    Authors: Siraphat Fungtammasan, Natchanika Sinthuchai, Kawee Pataradool, Unnop Jaisamrarn and Somsook Santibenchakul
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:57
  20. Modern contraceptive has been identified as a key strategy to control unintended pregnancy, protect the health of the mother and child, and promote women wellbeing. Despite this and increasingly wider availabi...

    Authors: Fassikaw Kebede Bizuneh, Tsehay Kebede Bizuneh, Seteamlak Adane Masresha and Berihun Mulu Yayeh
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:56
  21. Unintended pregnancy is a leading cause of maternal mortality associated with abortion, inadequate contraceptive use, contraceptive failure, and contraceptive discontinuation in low- and middle-income countrie...

    Authors: Kelemu Abebe Gelaw, Yibeltal Assefa Atalay and Natnael Atnafu Gebeyehu
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:55

    The Correction to this article has been published in Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:59

  22. Over 4.5 million women worldwide have used Implanon. It plays an important role in reducing unwanted conceptions, lowering maternal mortality, and enhancing child survival. As a result, the availability of fam...

    Authors: Samuel Ejeta Chibsa, Kenbon Bayisa, Mustefa Adem Hussen and Bilisumamulifna Tefera Kefeni
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:54
  23. The first twelve months after a woman has given birth is crucial for the use of contraceptives to prevent unintended pregnancy. Most women, especially in developing countries, do not realize that they are at r...

    Authors: Rut Oljira, Temesgen Tilahun, Gashaw Tiruneh, Tariku Tesfaye Bekuma, Motuma Getachew, Assefa Seme, Ayantu Getahun, Lemane Dereje, Alemnesh Mosisa and Ebisa Turi
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:53
  24. Family planning (FP) is known to bring multiple benefits to people both individually and collectively. Individually, FP has been associated with reduction in risk of unintended pregnancy which also correlates ...

    Authors: Reuben Christopher Moyo and Dumisani Nkhoma
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:52
  25. Authors: Agery Bameka, Othman Kakaire, Dan Kabonge Kaye and Fatuma Namusoke
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:51

    The original article was published in Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:27

  26. Worldwide, unintended pregnancies remain a critical public health challenge, with 74 million women in low- and middle-income countries getting these pregnancies yearly. The African continent alone contributes ...

    Authors: Ronald Arineitwe Kibonire and David D. Mphuthi
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:50
  27. Male involvement plays a critical role in the utilization of various sexual and reproductive health services. We explored enablers and barriers of male involvement in the use of modern family planning methods ...

    Authors: Atkinson Tekakwo, Rose Chalo Nabirye, Ritah Nantale, Faith Oguttu, Brendah Nambozo, Solomon Wani, Milton W. Musaba, David Mukunya and Joshua Epuitai
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:49
  28. The interlink between bleeding control and contraceptive development has always been an important factor. But after many years of advances in contraceptive technology, this interplay has resulted in developmen...

    Authors: Donna Shoupe
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:48
  29. South Africa faces numerous sexual and reproductive health challenges that can be mitigated with contraceptive use. Contraceptive use is defined and measured as use, non-use, or discontinued use. Research has ...

    Authors: Yolandie Kriel, Cecilia Milford, Joanna Paula Cordero, Fatima Suleman, Petrus S. Steyn and Jennifer Ann Smit
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:47
  30. Despite tremendous work has been done on demand creation, capacity building and ensuring the logistics of Implanon; its discontinuation rate remained high in Ethiopia; the prevalence is reported to be 31% in S...

    Authors: Bikila Lencha, Sintayehu Gabisa Daba, Junayde Abdurahmen Ahmed, Asefa Washo, Girma Beressa, Aster Yalew and Gemechu Ganfure
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:46
  31. A lack of male involvement in contraception can negatively affect its practice. To promote male participation in family planning, there is a dire need to understand male attributes that play a role in contrace...

    Authors: Terence A. Longla, Deda Ogum-Alangea, Adolphina Addo-Lartey, Adom A. Manu and Richard M.K. Adanu
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:45
  32. The initiation and use of family planning (FP) services within the first 12 months following childbirth, postpartum family planning (PPFP), promotes safe motherhood by reducing unintended pregnancies and ensur...

    Authors: Florence Nakaggwa, Derrick Kimuli, Kenneth Kasule, Justine Fay Katwesige, Denis Kintu, Rhobbinah Ssempebwa, Solome Sevume, Patrick Komakech, Norbert Mubiru, Baker Maggwa, Maria Augusta Carrasco, Norah Namuwenge, Rebecca N. Nsubuga, Barbara Amuron, Daraus Bukenya and Bonnie Wandera
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:44
  33. Family planning vouchers have emerged as a promising approach to improve coverage of underserved groups or underutilized services. The current study was designed to measure the residual/longer-term impact of t...

    Authors: Syed Khurram Azmat, Moazzam Ali and Md. Mizanur Rahman
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:43
  34. Metronidazole is known for its therapeutic effect as antibacterial and anti-parasitic. However, its toxicity on the reproductive system remains unclear. Metronidazole use in rodents is associates with toxic ef...

    Authors: Nipael M. Samson, Emmanuel Izack Sumari, Valence Ndesendo and Romuald Mbwasi
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:42
  35. Globally, approximately 290,000 women between the ages of 15 and 49 died from pregnancy-related problems in 2014 alone, with these sub-Saharan Africa accounts for 65% (179,000) of the deaths. Although studies ...

    Authors: Berhan Tsegaye Negash, Aklile Tsega Chekol and Mastewal Aschale Wale
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:40
  36. The relationship between composition of children and contraception use has received limited scholarly attention in sub-Saharan Africa. In this study, we examined the relationship between contraceptive methods,...

    Authors: Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale, Vicky Qi Wang, Godness Kye Biney, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Nicholas Kofi Adjei and Sanni Yaya
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:39
  37. Given high unmet need for contraception in Ethiopia, this study aimed to determine prevalence and factors associated with early discontinuation of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC).

    Authors: Adane Sisay, Abel Teshome, Hailemichael Bizuneh and Sarah D.Compton
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:38
  38. Healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy refers to the spacing between deliveries and subsequent pregnancies. The World Health Organization recommends waiting at least 24 months between the date of the live bir...

    Authors: Gebi Husein Jima, Jelle Stekelenburg, Hailu Fekadu, Tegbar Yigzaw Sendekie and Regien Biesma
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:37
  39. In sub-Saharan Africa, tubal factors are described as the main aetiological factors of infertility. Under these conditions, medically assisted procreation is particularly indicated. However, Assisted Reproduct...

    Authors: Jean-Didier Bosenge-Nguma, Antoine Modia O’yandjo, Juakali Sihalikyolo, Noël Labama Otuli, Kadima Ntokamunda, Batina Agasa and Katenga Bosunga
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:36
  40. The uptake of the modern contraceptive method provides chances for women and couples to reach optimal child spacing, achieve the desired family size and prevent unsafe abortions and maternal deaths. Despite th...

    Authors: Rehema Abdalla Abeid, Emmanuel Izack Sumari, Chunxiang Qin, Ally Abdul Lyimo and Godrian Aron Luttaay
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:35
  41. Adolescent girls, particularly in lower socioeconomic settings, lack adequate knowledge of menstrual hygiene management and have subpar hygiene habits. Likewise, the factors related to it have not been well ad...

    Authors: Wondimagegn Gebre, Endashaw Mandefro Kidane, Yohannes Mekuria Negussie, Mihiret Shawel Getahun, Nardos Tilahun Bekele and Abenet Menene Gurara
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:34
  42. Improving the quality of care has been a necessary goal for family planning programs worldwide. Even though extensive work has been done, the contraceptive prevalence rate is still low (41% in Ethiopia, 30.5% ...

    Authors: Legesse Abera, Ezira Ejigu, Mickiale Hailu, Daniel Tadesse and Abdu Omer
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:33
  43. It is crucial to ensure the quality of family planning (FP) services through women's informed choice during the provision of long-acting reversible contraceptives. In Ethiopia, previous studies have focused on...

    Authors: Beniyam Samuel, Berhan Tsegaye, Dubale Dulla, Amdehiwot Aynalem, Eskinder Israel and Meless Gebrie
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:32
  44. The disproportionate share of contraceptive use by women makes family planning services women-centric in India. The meagre and declining share of male-based contraceptive use, along with the overwhelming preva...

    Authors: Pradeep S. Salve and Chander Shekhar
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:31
  45. Identifying the determinants of long-acting contraceptive utilization and managing the sexual and reproductive health of HIV-infected women is critical to reducing HIV transmission and maternal mortality. Howe...

    Authors: Bilisumamulifna Tefera Kefeni, Sitota Tesfaye, Kenbon Bayisa, Ebissa Negara and Feyiso Bati
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:30
  46. Infertility remains a major clinical and social problem, affecting approximately one in every 10 couples. It is a reproductive health condition that is silently experienced with deep repercussions in the essen...

    Authors: Anthony Kolsabilik Kuug, Sindiwe James and Jardien-Baboo Sihaam
    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2023 8:28