Attitudes toward Family Planning among HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Enrolled in a Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission Study in Kisumu, Kenya

@inproceedings{Akelo2013AttitudesTF,
  title={Attitudes toward Family Planning among HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Enrolled in a Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission Study in Kisumu, Kenya},
  author={Victor Akelo and Sonali Girde and Craig B. Borkowf and Frank Angira and Kevin Achola and Richard Lando and Lisa A. Mills and Timothy Thomas and Shirley Lee Lecher},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Preventing unintended pregnancies among HIV-positive women through family planning (FP) reduces pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality, decreases the number of pediatric HIV infections, and has also proven to be a cost-effective way to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission. A key element of a comprehensive HIV prevention agenda, aimed at avoiding unintended pregnancies, is recognizing the attitudes towards FP among HIV-positive women and their spouse or partner. In this study… CONTINUE READING
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