Family Planning, New Research - Literature Review

A monthly summary and review of significant recent research papers

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Title of published paper

Date paper reviewed

Texting to increase contraceptive initiation among adolescents in the emergency department

November 2017

Interest in multipurpose prevention technologies to prevent HIV/STIs and unintended pregnancy among young women in the United States

November 2017

Pregnancy outcomes associated with extended use of the 52-mg 20μg/day levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system beyond 60months: A chart review of 776 women in Brazil

November 2017

Increasing contraceptive access for hard-to-reach populations with vouchers and social franchising in Uganda

October 2017

Family physicians and provision of immediate postpartum contraception: A CERA study

October 2017

Contraceptive counseling among pediatric primary care providers in Western Pennsylvania: A survey-based study

October 2017

Residents perceive limited education on family planning and contraception for patients with severe and persistent mental illness

October 2017

Optimization of contraceptive dosage regimen of centchroman

September 2017

When doctors deny drugs: sexism and contraception access in the medical field

September 2017

Contraceptive use and unplanned pregnancy among female sex workers in Zambia

September 2017

Manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) – A safe option for evacuation of first trimester miscarriage in cardiac patients

August 2017

Adolescent reproductive and contraceptive knowledge and attitudes and adult contraceptive behavior

August 2017

Uterine perforation by intrauterine devices: a 16-year review

August 2017

Manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) – A safe option for evacuation of first trimester miscarriage in cardiac patients

July 2017

Adolescent reproductive and contraceptive knowledge and attitudes and adult contraceptive behavior

July 2017

Uterine perforation by intrauterine devices: a 16-year review

July 2017

Postabortion contraception

June 2017

A randomized trial of motivational interviewing and facilitated contraceptive access to prevent rapid repeat pregnancy among adolescent mothers

June 2017

Emergency contraceptive pill users' risk perceptions for sexually transmitted infections and future unintended pregnancy

June 2017

Evaluation of two intervention models on contraceptive attitudes and behaviors among nulliparous women in Shanghai, China: a clustered randomized controlled trial

June 2017

Effect of male partner's support on spousal modern contraception in a low resource setting

May 2017

A survey regarding acceptability of oral emergency contraception according to the posited mechanism of action

May 2017

Missed pills: frequency, reasons, consequences and solutions

April 2017

Experience from a multi-country initiative to improve the monitoring of selected reproductive health indicators in Africa

March 2017

Contraceptive counselling for women with multiple unintended pregnancies: the abortion client's perspective

March 2017

Family planning and Zika virus: need for renewed and cohesive efforts to ensure availability of intrauterine contraception in Latin America and the Caribbean

March 2017

Factors influencing unintended pregnancy and abortion among unmarried youth in Vietnam: a literature review

March 2017

Contraceptive non-use and emergency contraceptive use at first sexual intercourse among nearly 12 000 Scandinavian women

Febuary 2017

Healthcare provider attitudes regarding contraception for women with obesity

Febuary 2017

Contraception for adolescents with chronic rheumatic diseases

Febuary 2017

Intrauterine contraception after medical abortion: factors affecting success of early insertion

January 2017

Use of combined hormonal contraceptives among women with migraines and risk of ischemic stroke

January 2017

Key role of drug shops and pharmacies for family planning in urban Nigeria and Kenya

January 2017

Postpartum uptake of contraception in rural northern Malawi: A prospective study

December 2016

Etonogestrel-releasing contraceptive implant for postpartum adolescents: a randomized controlled trial

December 2016

Motivational interviewing to promote long-acting reversible contraception in postpartum teenagers

December 2016

Improving the quality of postabortion care services in Togo increased uptake of contraception

November 2016

Barriers and myths that limit the use of intrauterine contraception in nulliparous women: a survey of Brazilian gynaecologists

November 2016

A prospective cohort study of the feasibility and acceptability of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) administered subcutaneously through self-injection

November 2016

Pediatricians' attitudes and beliefs about long-acting reversible contraceptives influence counseling

October 2016

Influence of contraceptive choice on vaginal bacterial and fungal microflora

October 2016

Immediate postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device insertions in caesarean and vaginal deliveries: a comparative study of follow-up outcomes

October 2016

Adolescent female text messaging preferences to prevent pregnancy after an emergency department visit: a qualitative analysis

October 2016

Factors associated with short inter-pregnancy interval in women who plan postpartum LARC: a retrospective study

September 2016

Comparing effectiveness of active and passive client follow-up approaches in sustaining the continued use of long acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) in rural Punjab: a multicentre, non-inferiority trial

September 2016

Accessible contraceptive implant removal services: an essential element of quality service delivery and scale-up

September 2016

Is HPV vaccination in pregnancy safe?

August 2016

Access to the copper IUD as post-coital contraception: results from a mystery caller study

August 2016

Postpartum contraception and interpregnancy intervals among adolescent mothers accessing public services in California

August 2016

WHO MEC Wheel: WHO medical eligibility criteria wheel for contraceptive use

July 2016

WHO: Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception

July 2016

Adolescents and long-acting reversible contraception: lessons from Mexico

June 2016

Knowledge and acceptability of long-acting reversible contraception among adolescent women receiving school-based primary care services

June 2016

Who's that girl? A qualitative analysis of adolescent girls' views on factors associated with teenage pregnancies in Bolgatanga, Ghana

June 2016

Effects of relationship context on contraceptive use among young women

June 2016

Knowledge and use of emergency contraception among students of public secondary schools in Ilorin, Nigeria

June 2016

Use of effective contraception six months after emergency contraception with a copper intrauterine device or ulipristal acetate – a prospective observational cohort study

May 2016

Postpartum contraception: An exploratory study of lactation consultants' knowledge and practices

May 2016

Sexual behavior, satisfaction, and contraceptive use among postpartum women

May 2016

Postpartum contraception: a missed opportunity to prevent unintended pregnancy and short inter-pregnancy intervals

May 2016

Aspiration abortion with immediate intrauterine device insertion: comparing outcomes of advanced practice clinicians and physicians

April 2016

An evaluation of a family planning mobile job aid for community health workers in Tanzania

April 2016

The impact of balanced counseling on contraceptive method choice and determinants of long acting and reversible contraceptive continuation in Nepal

April 2016

Compliance and use behaviour, an issue in injectable as well as oral contraceptive use? A study of injectable and oral contraceptive use in Johannesburg.

February 2016

Use of emergency contraception in Nigeria: An exploration of related factors among sexually active female university students

February 2016

Effect of a mobile phone-based intervention on post-abortion contraception: a randomized controlled trial in Cambodia

January 2016

Risk of HIV infection in depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) users: A systematic review and meta-analysis

January 2016

Maintenance of ovulation inhibition with a new progestogen-only pill containing drospirenone after scheduled 24-h delays in pill intake

January 2016

Emergency contraception: sources of information and perceptions of access among young adults

December 2015

Integration of family planning with maternal health services: an opportunity to increase postpartum modern contraceptive use in urban Uttar Pradesh, India

December 2015

The safety of hormonal contraceptives for women living with HIV and their sexual partners

November 2015

Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception

November 2015

Impact of bodyweight/body mass index on the effectiveness of emergency contraception with levonorgestrel: a pooled-analysis of three randomized controlled trials

November 2015

The effect of early menarche on the sexual behaviors of Korean female adolescents

November 2015

Service provider perspectives on post-abortion contraception in Nepal

October 2015

Provision of intrauterine contraception in association with first trimester induced abortion reduces the need of repeat abortion: first-year results of a randomized controlled trial

October 2015

Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use

October 2015

Ectopic pregnancy with use of progestin-only injectables and contraceptive implants: a systematic review

September 2015

The effectiveness of an adolescent reproductive health education intervention in Uganda

September 2015

Impact of male partner's awareness and support for contraceptives on female intent to use contraceptives in southeast Nigeria

September 2015

Knowledge and usage of emergency contraceptives among university students in Ghana

July 2015

Unsafe abortion requiring hospital admission in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea – a descriptive study of women's and health care workers' experiences

July 2015

Contraceptive prevalence and preference in a cohort of south-east Nigerian women

June 2015

Non-contraceptive benefits of hormonal and intrauterine reversible contraceptive methods

June 2015

Postpartum contraceptive use and unmet need for family planning in five low-income countries

June 2015

Men's perspectives on their role in family planning in Nyanza Province, Kenya

June 2015

Improving Male Involvement in Family Planning in Rural Southeastern Nigeria

May 2015

Fertility Awareness in Adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence From Demographic and Health Surveys

May 2015

Measuring Adherence to Birth Control Pills Among College Women

May 2015

Unmet need for contraception among married women in an urban area of Puducherry, India

April 2015

Combined hormonal versus nonhormonal versus progestin-only contraception in lactation

April 2015

Immediate postabortion initiation of levonorgestrel implants reduces the incidence of births and abortions at 2-years and beyond

April 2015

Potential public sector cost-savings from over-the-counter access to oral contraceptives

March 2015

Simulated Clients Reveal Factors That May Limit Contraceptive Use in Kenya

March 2015

Demand Generation Activities and Modern Contraceptive Use in Urban Areas

March 2015

Young women’s access to and use of contraceptives: the role of providers’ restrictions in urban Senegal

February 2015

Place of persistence trouble during oral contraception and subsequent use of emergency contraception

February 2015

Effect of body weight and BMI on the efficacy of levonorgestrel emergency contraception

February 2015

Multicenter study of contraceptive vaginal ring (NuvaRing(®)) in normal daily practice in Indian women

January 2015

Hormonal contraception--habits and awareness female students of the University of Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia

January 2015

Consumer attitudes towards and satisfaction with emergency contraception counselling: experience from clinic and retail pharmacy settings

January 2015

Cycle-related changes in mood, sexual desire, and sexual activity in oral contraception-using and nonhormonal-contraception-using couples

December 2014

Same-day intrauterine device placement is rarely complicated by pelvic infection

December 2014

Fertility awareness online: the efficacy of a fertility education website in increasing knowledge and changing fertility beliefs

December 2014

Informed push distribution of contraceptives in Senegal reduces stockouts and improves quality of family planning services

October 2014

Emergency contraception (EC) in Senegal: Challenges and opportunities

October 2014

Building on safety, feasibility, and acceptability: the impact and cost of community health worker provision of injectable contraception

October 2014

Home-based contraceptive dispensing become a routine part of public health nurse practice

September 2014

Risk factors for unplanned and unwanted teenage pregnancies South African women

September 2014

Knowledge of emergency contraception among adolescents in public and private Brazilian high schools

September 2014

A tiered analytical approach for investigating poor quality emergency contraceptives

August 2014

An assessment of the quality of advice provided by patent medicine vendors to users of oral contraceptive pills in urban Nigeria

August 2014

Continuous or extended cycle vs. cyclic use of combined hormonal contraceptives for contraception

August 2014

The burden of unintended pregnancies in Brazil: a social and public health system cost analysis

August 2014

Postabortal and postpartum contraception

August 2014

Reasons for contraceptive nonuse among women having unmet need for contraception in developing countries

July 2014

A qualitative analysis of approaches to contraceptive counseling

July 2014

IUDs as EC? Limited awareness and high reported acceptability: evidence from Argentina

July 2014

Informed push distribution of contraceptives in Senegal reduces stockouts and improves quality of family planning services

June 2014

Medical barriers to emergency contraception: a cross-sectional survey of doctors in North India

June 2014

Preferences for a potential longer-acting injectable contraceptive: perspectives from women, providers, and policy makers in Kenya and Rwanda

June 2014

Medicines and emergency contraception in schools, the role of the nurse

June 2014

The free perinatal/postpartum contraceptive services project for migrant women in Shanghai: effects on the incidence of unintended pregnancy

May 2014

Continuous compared with cyclic use of oral contraceptive pills in the Dominican Republic: a randomized controlled trial

May 2014

Randomized clinical trial of self versus clinical administration of subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate

March 2014

Routine counseling about intrauterine contraception for women seeking emergency contraception

March 2014

Popular contraceptive methods in women aged 35 years and older attending health centers of 4 cities in Khuzestan province, Iran

March 2014

Behavioral interventions for improving dual-method contraceptive use

March 2014

Interest in and experience with IUD self-removal

March 2014

Performance of nurses in prescribing hormonal contraceptives in the primary health care network

Febuary 2014

Midwives experiences and views of giving postpartum contraceptive advice and providing long-acting reversible contraception: a qualitative study

Febuary 2014

Contraceptive use among women presenting to pharmacies for emergency contraception: an opportunity for intervention

Febuary 2014

Knowledge and practice of emergency contraception among female undergraduates in South eastern Nigeria

Febuary 2014

Skipping the pill-free interval: data from a Dutch national sample

January 2014

Immediate versus delayed initiation of the contraceptive patch after abortion: a randomized trial

January 2014

Contraception for adolescents in low and middle income countries: needs, barriers, and access

January 2014

"I'll see what I can do": What adolescents experience when requesting emergency contraception

January 2014

Twelve-month follow-up of advance provision of emergency contraception among teenage girls in Sweden – a randomized controlled trial

November 2013

Accuracy of information on emergency contraception on the Internet

November 2013

Use of emergency contraceptive pills among female sex workers in Swaziland

November 2013

Counseling on vaginal delivery of contraceptive hormones: implications for women's body knowledge and sexual health

September 2013

Evaluation of an integrated services program to prevent subsequent pregnancy and birth among urban teen mothers

September 2013

Immediate post-partum initiation of intrauterine contraception and implants: A review of the safety and guidelines for use

September 2013

Copper T380 intrauterine device for emergency contraception: highly effective at any time in the menstrual cycle

September 2013

Contraception during the perimenopause

September 2013

Does integrating family planning into HIV care and treatment impact intention to use contraception? Patient perspectives from HIV-infected individuals in Nyanza Province, Kenya

September 2013

Higher dose cervical 2% lidocaine gel for IUD insertion: a randomized controlled trial

September 2013

Intrauterine device insertions: which variables matter?

September 2013

Use of hormonal contraceptives and HIV acquisition in women: a systematic review of the epidemiological evidence

September 2013

One-year continuation of the etonogestrel contraceptive implant in women with postabortion or interval placement

September 2013

Beyond the clinic walls: empowering young people through Youth Peer Provider programmes in Ecuador and Nicaragua

September 2013

Dual use of long-acting reversible contraceptives and condoms among adolescent

September 2013

Family planning knowledge, attitude and practice among married couples in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia

July 2013

Racial and ethnic differences in men's knowledge and attitudes about contraception

July 2013

Use of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate contraception and incidence of bone fracture

July 2013

Misunderstanding the risk of conception from unprotected and protected sex

July 2013

Non-contraceptive benefits of oral hormonal contraceptives

July 2013

Interventions for emergency contraception

July 2013

Thrombotic stroke and myocardial infarction with hormonal contraception

July 2013

Early versus delayed insertion of intrauterine contraception after medical abortion - a randomized controlled trial

July 2013

Nigerian lawyers and reproductive health rights: a survey of knowledge, practices and opinions on law reforms among the bar and bench in north eastern Nigeria

July 2013