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  1. Contraceptive discontinuation is a major barrier to reducing global unmet needs for family planning, but the reasons why women discontinue contraception are poorly understood. Here we use data from Ethiopia to...

    Authors: Alexandra Alvergne, Rose Stevens and Eshetu Gurmu

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:24

    Content type: Research

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  2. Aging is a complex biological process that involves the accrual of bodily changes over a long life span. In humans, advanced maternal age is associated with infertility and adverse pregnancy complications. Cel...

    Authors: Koumei Shirasuna and Hisataka Iwata

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:23

    Content type: Review

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  3. According to available evidence, one in three married women in Ethiopia tends to avoid multiple children. On the other hand, women using Long Acting and Permanent Contraceptive Methods (LAPMs) are just 5 %. So...

    Authors: Fantahun Ayenew Mekonnen, Wassie Negash Mekonnen and Solomon Hailemeskel Beshah

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:22

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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...

    Authors: Masresha Tegegn, Mastewal Arefaynie and Tenaw Yimer Tiruye

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:21

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:20

    Content type: Review

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  6. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:19

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:18

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:17

    Content type: Research

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  9. The MObile Technology for Improved Family Planning (MOTIF) trial assessed a mobile phone-based intervention comprising voice messages and counsellor support to increase post-abortion contraception at four Mari...

    Authors: Chris Smith, Sokhey Ly, Vannak Uk, Ruby Warnock, Phil Edwards and Caroline Free

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:16

    Content type: Research

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  10. The female condom (FC) is the only safe and effective female-initiated method that provides simultaneous protection against unintended pregnancy as well as sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV...

    Authors: Mark Kwame Ananga, Nuworza Kugbey, Jemima Misornu Akporlu and Kwaku Oppong Asante

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:15

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:14

    Content type: Research

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  12. In Nepal, evidence is sparse regarding the use of contraception at first and current relationships among sexually active young people. This study examined the factors associated with modern contraceptive use a...

    Authors: Laxmi Tamang, Camille Raynes-Greenow, Kevin McGeechan and Kirsten Black

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:13

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:12

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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...

    Authors: Fikreselassie Tilahun, Abel Fekadu Dadi and Getachew Shiferaw

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:11

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:10

    Content type: Research

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  16. Nigeria remains a focus for increasing contraceptive use, as it is one of the most populous countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The objective of the current study was to investigate determinants of contraceptive ...

    Authors: Sarah R. Blackstone and Juliet Iwelunmor

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:9

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2017 2:8

    Content type: Research

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  18. Despite the increased prevalence of reversible contraception, global unintended pregnancy rates are stable. Mistakes, method failures, side effects, alcohol, stock-outs, fears, costs, delays, myths, religious ...

    Authors: Douwe A. A. Verkuyl

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:23

    Content type: Review

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  19. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:22

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:21

    Content type: Research

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  21. The GAP between the knowledge of contraception and its actual practice is well recognized in the literature of family welfare studies. The present study assessed the relation between the level of knowledge and...

    Authors: Anjali Singh, K. K. Singh and Prashant Verma

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:20

    Content type: Research

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  22. Title X of the Public Health Service Act provides funding for a range of reproductive health services, with a priority given to low-income persons. Now that many of these services are provided to larger number...

    Authors: Bethany G. Lanese and Willie H. Oglesby

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:17

    Content type: Research

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  23. “Contraceptive switching” from one method to another is a common phenomenon. Switching from a more effective long-acting method to a less effective method exposes women for unplanned pregnancy. The aim of this...

    Authors: Meselu Atnafe, Nega Assefa and Tadesse Alemayehu

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:18

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:15

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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...

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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:19

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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...

    Authors: Jodi Nagelberg, Heather Burks, Sara Mucowski and Donna Shoupe

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:14

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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 ...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:13

    Content type: Research

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  28. Telocytes are specialized interstitial tissue cell type. Our aim is to characterize telocytes in human uterine leiomyoma (ULM) and its adjacent myometrium (Myo-F) as well as normal myometrium (Myo-N).

    Authors: Essam R. Othman, Dalia A. Elgamal, Abeer M. Refaiy, Ibraheem I. Abdelaal, Asmaa F. Abdel-Mola and Ayman Al-Hendy

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:12

    Content type: Research

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  29. Despite the highest historical live birth success rates for couples undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), there has been an epidemic of iatrogenic twin and higher order gestation conceived from this treatme...

    Authors: Amy M. Lee, Matthew T. Connell, John M. Csokmay and Aaron K. Styer

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:11

    Content type: Review

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  30. Reducing the global unmet need for contraception is currently a priority for many governments, multi-lateral initiatives, non-governmental organizations, and donors. Evidence strongly suggests that the provisi...

    Authors: Nancy L. Hancock, Gretchen S. Stuart, Jennifer H. Tang, Carla J. Chibwesha, Jeffrey S. A. Stringer and Benjamin H. Chi

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:10

    Content type: Commentary

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  31. Even in the face of a substantial increase in the numbers of endometrial cancer cases and in the numbers of women who have risk factors, there is no clear agreement about the indications for assessing the endo...

    Authors: Anita L. Nelson, Lisa Vasquez, Roya Tabatabai and Samuel S. Im

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:9

    Content type: Research

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  32. Preferred methods of contraception vary from country to country. Family Planning services have been available on a large scale in Ghana since the 1980’s and their use has contributed to gradual decline in the ...

    Authors: Dennis Odai Laryea, Frank Ankobeah, Emmanuel S. K. Morhe, Yaw Ampem Amoako and Kathryn Spangenberg

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:8

    Content type: Research

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  33. Postpartum women are at high risk of unintended pregnancy as many do not receive timely postpartum contraception. Utilization of routine postpartum care varies widely. Conversely, the Well-Baby Visit (WBV) for...

    Authors: Rachel Caskey, Katrina Stumbras, Kristin Rankin, Amanda Osta, Sadia Haider and Arden Handler

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:7

    Content type: Research

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  34. Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:6

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  35. Family planning services help save lives by reducing women’s exposure to risks of child birth and abortion. While family planning services provide measures to prevent unintended pregnancies and time the format...

    Authors: Margaret Duah Atuahene, Esther Oku Afari, Martin Adjuik and Samuel Obed

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:5

    Content type: Research

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    The Publisher's Erratum to this article has been published in Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:6

  36. Opportunities for medical students to place intrauterine contraception (IUC) in patients are rare. Our objective was to determine whether participation in an IUC insertion and removal simulation exercise would...

    Authors: Deborah Bartz, Amy Paris, Rie Maurer, Roxane Gardner and Natasha Johnson

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:3

    Content type: Research

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    The Publisher's Erratum to this article has been published in Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:6

  37. There is dearth of information on contraceptive use among women in reproductive age in Ghana over time. This study sought to examine the trends in contraceptive practices among women in reproductive age in a h...

    Authors: Hubert Amu and Samuel H. Nyarko

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:2

    Content type: Research

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    The Publisher's Erratum to this article has been published in Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:6

  38. Surgical sterilization is a common method of contraception. There have been few studies evaluating the effect of obesity on procedural complications with either laparoscopic or hysteroscopic methods of sterili...

    Authors: Rachel Shepherd, Christina A. Raker, Gina M. Savella, Nan Du, Kristen A. Matteson and Rebecca H. Allen

    Citation: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:1

    Content type: Research

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    The Publisher's Erratum to this article has been published in Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 2016 1:6