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Health Care Provider Attitudes Toward Safety of Selected Hormonal Contraceptives in Breastfeeding Women

What is already known on this subject? Contraception is important for postpartum women to avoid unintended pregnancy and short interval pregnancies, however providers may be concerned about safety of hormonal contraception for postpartum women who …


Reproductive and Pregnancy Experiences of Diverse Sexual Minority Women: A Descriptive Exploratory Study

Objectives This study sought to explore how sexual minority women (SMW) and heterosexual women compare in terms of reproductive history, with a particular focus on examining within-group differences among SMW. Methods Women were predominantly …

04.05.2019 | From the Field

Severe Maternal Morbidity, A Tale of 2 States Using Data for Action—Ohio and Massachusetts

Purpose Describe how Ohio and Massachusetts explored severe maternal morbidity (SMM) data, and used these data for increasing awareness and driving practice changes to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality. Description For 2008–2013, Ohio used …

26.03.2019 Open Access

Birth-Related Perineal Trauma in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Introduction Birth-related perineal trauma (BPT) is a common consequence of vaginal births. When poorly managed, BPT can result in increased morbidity and mortality due to infections, haemorrhage, and incontinence. This review aims to collect data …


Evaluating the Whoops Proof S.C. Campaign: A Pair-Matched Group Pretest–Posttest Quasi-experimental Study

Introduction: In South Carolina, 50% of all pregnancies are unintended. Intrauterine devices (IUDs) and the implant are recommended as top-tier contraceptive options for all women and adolescents. The Whoops Proof S.C. campaign was evaluated to …

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Maternal and Child Health Journal offers an exclusive forum for advancing scientific and professional knowledge of the maternal and child health (MCH) field. Peer-reviewed papers address MCH practice, policy, and research, exploring such topics as MCH epidemiology, demography, and health status assessment; Innovative MCH service initiatives; Implementation of MCH programs; MCH policy analysis and advocacy and MCH professional development.

Exploring the full spectrum of the field, Maternal and Child Health Journal is an important tool for practitioners as well as academics in public health, obstetrics, gynecology, prenatal medicine, pediatrics, and neonatology.
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