Postpartum Visit Attendance Increases the Use of Modern Contraceptives

  title={Postpartum Visit Attendance Increases the Use of Modern Contraceptives},
  author={Saba W Masho and Susan H Cha and Rashel Charles and E A Mcgee and Nicole W Karjane and Linda Hines and Susan G. Kornstein},
  booktitle={Journal of pregnancy},
Background. Delays in postpartum contraceptive use may increase risk for unintended or rapid repeat pregnancies. The postpartum care visit (PPCV) is a good opportunity for women to discuss family planning options with their health care providers. This study examined the association between PPCV attendance and modern contraceptive use using data from a managed care organization. Methods. Claims and demographic and administrative data came from a nonprofit managed care organization in Virginia… CONTINUE READING

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