uptake is influenced not just by the number of health workers providing contraception, but also how the health workforce providing it is developed, deployed and supported.
But, advocates who want to make sure that women can make the best decisions for their families and their health about when and whether to have children need to be able to acknowledge the facts about contraceptive
The top three considerations when making contraceptive
choices were AED interaction (57%), efficacy (53%), and convenience (45%).
Increasing on-site availability and thus improving access to such long-acting, reversible contraceptive
(LARC) methods could reduce rates of unintended pregnancy in the United States, the report stated.
While our experiences suggest that contraceptive
cycling is a common phenomenon, research in this area has been limited, in part because of the methodological challenges and costs of prospectively monitoring contraceptive
behavior over extended periods.
These results suggest that the elimination of the prescription requirement for emergency contraceptive
pills does not impede a switch to a more effective contraceptive
use," wrote the study researchers, who were from France, England and New Jersey.
long-acting reversible contraceptive
(LARC) methods that require administering less than once per cycle or month such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) commonly known as coils, the hormonal intrauterine system (IUS), subdermal implants and injectables
But an FHI study conducted among 49 Ugandan women--recruited from the recently published study of hormonal contraceptive
use and HIV (3)--and their partners found that stable couples in settings with high fertility and high HIV prevalence may be more likely than commonly thought to use condoms.
practices have the potential, not only to improve the lives of the women, men and children involved, but also to benefit couples, families and communities.
The gigantic increase in the incidence of abortion and of sexually transmitted infections bears witness to the promiscuity that followed the legalization and wide availability of chemical contraceptives
USAID, for example, spent about $69 million last year on almost 90 million cycles of oral contraceptive
pills, 19 million doses of injectable contraceptives
and about one million each of IUDs, female condoms and contraceptive
implants, as well as about 444 million male condoms.
The bill is still in early form and would not penalize pharmacists who refuse to provide contraceptives
We believe that prospective TTP studies, whether detailed or not, have one main limitation, which lies in the difficulty of defining precisely the target population: These studies are often based on the inclusion of couples soon planning to attempt conception or to stop using contraceptive
An analysis by a Swedish scientist suggests that discarded vaginal contraceptive
rings could interfere with fishes' reproduction by releasing estrogen into streams.
Dickey's approach to this challenge is to write brief chapters, nearly all of them in six pages or less, discussing one small aspect of hormonal contraceptive
management, but to pack reference information into sixteen tables is the center of the book, and to refer to the primary references throughout the text, 414 references for 154 pages of text and 40 pages of Tables.