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  1. Research

    Unmet need for modern contraceptives and associated factors among women in the extended postpartum period in Dessie town, Ethiopia

    The contraceptive use of women in the extended postpartum period is usually different from other times in a woman’s life cycle due to the additional roles and presence of emotional changes. However, there is l...

    Masresha Tegegn, Mastewal Arefaynie and Tenaw Yimer Tiruye

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:21

    Published on: 7 August 2017

  2. Review

    Heavy menstrual bleeding diagnosis and medical management

    Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is a common gynecological problem that has a significant impact on a woman’s quality of life and the activities of daily living. Due to the difficulty in accurately describing me...

    Intira Sriprasert, Tarita Pakrashi, Thomas Kimble and David F. Archer

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:20

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  3. Research

    Women’s perceptions of contraceptive efficacy and safety

    Adoption of contraceptive implants and intrauterine devices has been less than might be expected given their superior efficacy and convenience. The purpose of this study was to assess knowledge and beliefs hel...

    Roshni Kakaiya, Lia L. Lopez and Anita L. Nelson

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:19

    Published on: 20 June 2017

  4. Research

    Patient satisfaction and wait times following outpatient manual vacuum aspiration compared to electric vacuum aspiration in the operating room: a cross-sectional study

    Outpatient manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) is a safe and equally effective alternative to electric vacuum aspiration (EVA) in the operating room. This project was conducted to determine whether outpatient MVA e...

    Laura E. Dodge, Lisa G. Hofler, Michele R. Hacker and Sadia Haider

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:18

    Published on: 7 June 2017

  5. Research

    Demographic analysis of a low resource, socioculturally diverse urban community presenting for infertility care in a United States public hospital

    Infertility is a prevalent disease of reproductive health that exerts an impact on an estimated 80 million people worldwide. For many, involuntary childlessness becomes a central and preoccupying issue in thei...

    Jacqueline R. Ho, Jacquelyn R. Hoffman, Lusine Aghajanova, James F. Smith, Marisela Cardenas and Christopher N. Herndon

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:17

    Published on: 3 May 2017

  6. Research

    Patterns of postpartum contraceptive use among Somali immigrant women living in Minnesota

    The postpartum period is a crucial time to provide family planning counseling and can decrease incidence of adverse reproductive outcomes. The purpose of this study was to characterize patterns of postpartum c...

    Amy Millar, Rachel Isaksson Vogel, Sabrina Bedell, Maureen Ayers Looby, Jessica L Hubbs, Bernard L. Harlow and Rahel Ghebre

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:14

    Published on: 4 April 2017

  7. Research

    Cancer survivors of gynecologic malignancies are at risk for decreased opportunity for fertility preservation

    Cancer survivors rate fertility as one of the most important determinants of their quality of life in the years after cancer treatment. We seek to describe the reproductive goals of women affected by gynecolog...

    Wael H. Salem, Joe M. Letourneau, Jessica Chan, Sai-Wing Chan, Marcelle Cedars and Mitchell P. Rosen

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:12

    Published on: 2 March 2017

  8. Research

    Determinants of abortion among clients coming for abortion service at felegehiwot referral hospital, northwest Ethiopia: a case control study

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO) estimate, one-third of pregnancies end in miscarriage, stillbirth, or induced abortion in the world. There are various reasons for a woman to seek induced abort...

    Fikreselassie Tilahun, Abel Fekadu Dadi and Getachew Shiferaw

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:11

    Published on: 14 February 2017

  9. Research

    Contraceptive utilization and associated factors among women of reproductive age group in Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples’ Region, Ethiopia: cross-sectional survey, mixed-methods

    Though contraceptive utilization has comprehensive benefit for women, it was one of underutilized public intervention in Ethiopia and in the study area. Thus, assessing status and factors affecting contracepti...

    Misganu Endriyas, Akine Eshete, Emebet Mekonnen, Tebeje Misganaw, Mekonnen Shiferaw and Sinafikish Ayele

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:10

    Published on: 2 February 2017

  10. Research

    High-risk sexual behaviors while on depot medroxyprogesterone acetate as compared to oral contraception

    Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) contraceptive use is associated with an increased risk for Chlamydia infection. However, prior studies inadequately account for potential differences in sexual behavior be...

    Deborah Bartz, Rie Maurer, Jessica Kremen, Jennifer M. Fortin, Elizabeth Janiak and Alisa B. Goldberg

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:8

    Published on: 7 January 2017

  11. Research

    Desire for birth spacing or limiting and non-use of long acting and permanent contraceptive methods among married women of reproductive age in Aksum Town, North Ethiopia

    Long acting and permanent contraceptive methods are the most effective family planning (FP) methods to prevent pregnancy and thereby averting adverse consequences of too many and ill-timed pregnancies. However...

    Kebede Haile, Meresa Gebremedhin, Haileselasie Berhane, Tirhas Gebremedhin, Alem Abraha, Negassie Berhe, Tewodros Haile, Goitom Gigar and Yonas Girma

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:22

    Published on: 15 November 2016

  12. Research

    Barriers and facilitators to implementing a patient-centered model of contraceptive provision in community health centers

    The Contraceptive CHOICE Project developed a patient-centered model for contraceptive provision including: (1) structured, evidence-based counseling; (2) staff and health care provider education; and (3) remov...

    Mary C. Politi, Amy Estlund, Anne Milne, Christina M. Buckel, Jeffrey F. Peipert and Tessa Madden

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:21

    Published on: 8 November 2016

  13. Research

    Young peoples’ interface with providers of contraceptive care: a simulated client study in two Ugandan districts

    Young people in Uganda have a large unmet need for modern contraception, and the reasons are unclear. This study describes young peoples’ experiences of contraceptive care, client-provider interactions and its...

    Gorrette Nalwadda, Florence Mirembe, Josaphat Byamugisha, Nazarius M. Tumwesigye and Elisabeth Faxelid

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:15

    Published on: 7 September 2016

  14. Research

    Effect of performance based financing home visiting on the use of modern methods of contraception in the kumbo east health district, Cameroon

    The use of modern methods of contraception (MMC) as defined by the World Health Organization still remains a challenge in most of Sub-Saharan Africa. Performance Based Financing (PBF) home visit was introduced...

    Thomas Obinchemti Egbe, Julius Atashili, Emmanuella Talla and Mary Bih Suh Atanga

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:19

    Published on: 31 August 2016

  15. Research

    The effect of home exercise on ovulation induction using clomiphene citrate in overweight underserved women with polycystic ovarian syndrome

    Age-adjusted rates of obesity are reported to be 35.8 % among US adult women and 49 % in some race/ethnicity, underserved populations. (1). Underserved populations often have less access to weight-loss interve...

    Jodi Nagelberg, Heather Burks, Sara Mucowski and Donna Shoupe

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:14

    Published on: 24 August 2016

  16. Research

    Association between contraceptive implant knowledge and intent with implant uptake among postpartum Malawian women: a prospective cohort study

    Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) can assist women with birth spacing and reduce unintended pregnancies. Sub-Saharan Africa has low uptake of the two available methods of LARC, the subdermal implant ...

    Jennifer H. Tang, Dawn M. Kopp, Gretchen S. Stuart, Michele O’Shea, Christopher C. Stanley, Mina C. Hosseinipour, William C. Miller, Mwawi Mwale, Stephen Kaliti, Phylos Bonongwe and Nora E. Rosenberg

    Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:13

    Published on: 10 August 2016

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