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New Publication Focuses on Postpartum Contraceptive Counseling and Changes in Method Preferences

Fri, September 6, 2019
New Publication Focuses on Postpartum Contraceptive Counseling and Changes in Method Preferences

A new TxPEP publication in Contraception, "Quality of Postpartum Contraceptive Counseling and Changes in Contraceptive Method Preferences," examines the association between the quality of postpartum contraceptive counseling and changes in contraceptive method preference between delivery and 3-months postpartum. The study, which focused on 1167 postpartum women in Texas, found that high-quality postpartum counseling is rare and occurs less often among poorer women and immigrant women. The study also finds that high quality counseling appears to reinforce preferences for highly effective contraception, namely intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants.

See the full publication on ScienceDirect or as a PDF.

Published 9-6-19

 

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