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The Consequences of Unintended Childbearing

  title={The Consequences of Unintended Childbearing},
  author={Cassandra Logan and D Wray Ph. and Emily Holcombe and Jennifer S Manlove and Suzanne Ryan},
Examining Barriers to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Adolescents and Young Adults in Nebraska
This dissertation comprises three separate studies each of which contributes to the overall objective of examining and understanding barriers to sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young adults aged 15-24 in Nebraska and the role of the Contraceptive Access Project in reducing those barriers.
Investigating the association between pregnancy intention and insecticide-treated bed net (ITN) use: a cross-sectional study of pregnant women in Rwanda
Examination of pregnancy intention may be related to insecticide-treated bed net (ITN) use among pregnant women in Rwanda shows that ITN use is not uniform across all pregnantWomen in Rwanda despite near universal access to ITNs.
Does mothers’ pregnancy intention affect their children’s preventive and curative care in India? Evidence from a longitudinal survey
Objective To assess the effect of unintended births on preventive and curative care of children and their nutritional status. Design The study uses a cross-sectional prospective design. Setting
Magnitude of Unintended Pregnancy and Associated Factors Among Pregnant Women in Debre Markos Town, East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study
The prevalence of unintended pregnancy was 34.8% and unintendedregnancy was significantly correlated with women’s age, marital status, gravidity and who made decisions on family planning, and women who made family planning decisions on their own were less likely to have an unintended pregnancy.
Prevalence and determinants of unintended pregnancy in Ethiopia: narrative synthesis and meta-analysis
The pooled prevalence of unintended pregnancy in Ethiopia was high and was positively associated with a low level of education, poverty, multiparity, rural residence, extreme ages, being unmarried, lack of decision-making power, inaccessibility of health facilities, poor knowledge, and non-use of contraceptives.
Does pregnancy intention of mother affect child healthcare and growth in India? Evidence from a longitudinal survey
The study shows that by controlling other factors, unintended births were less likely to be exclusively breastfed and receive full immunization and children poor nutrition was more prevalent among unintended births as they were morelikely to be stunting and underweight.
Fertility Awareness Based Methods (FABMs): Evaluating and Promoting Female Interest for Purposes of Health Monitoring and Family Planning
Natural or fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) help users monitor, interpret, and systematically chart female biological markers. FABMs are used as family planning methods and sometimes as
When is neuropsychological testing medically necessary for children on medicaid in New Mexico?
Community-based neuropsychological data from New Mexico collected on Medicaid and non-Medicaid youth via retroactive chart review is addressed, and downstream fiscal implications that are related to the eventual cost of mental illness and crime among those with poor neuroPsychological health are discussed.
Differences in Adolescent Effective Contraception Use between Population Densities
Rural residents were more likely to use effective contraception methods than their city and non-city urban counterparts, however, higher rates of contraception counseling among sexually active adolescents not using contraception in city and rural densities could suggest ineffective counseling in these groups.
The Effects of the Resilience-Enhancing Nursing Program on Life Goals Among Pregnant Teenagers: A Randomized Controlled Trial
The findings revealed that the mean score of life goals of participants at the 4th week, and 8th week were significantly higher than that before receiving the program (p< .001), and this program can guide nurses to encourage pregnant teenagers in setting life goals that can improve their quality of life.


Disparities in rates of unintended pregnancy in the United States, 1994 and 2001.
The rate of unintended pregnancy in 2001 was substantially above average among women aged 18-24, unmarried (particularly cohabiting) women, low-income women, women who had not completed high school and minority women, but increased among poor and less educated women.
Pregnancy Intention and Its Relationship to Birth and Maternal Outcomes
Pregnancy intention, specifically unwanted and ambivalent, may be an indicator of increased risk for some poor birth and maternal outcomes and should be considered in interventions aimed at improving the health of the mother and child.
Born Unwanted, 35 Years Later: The Prague Study
  • H. David
  • Medicine
    Reproductive health matters
  • 2006
The overall findings suggest that, in the aggregate, denial of abortion for unwanted pregnancy entails an increased risk for negative psychosocial development and mental well-being in adulthood.
Circumstances of Pregnancy: Low Income Women in Georgia Describe the Difference between Planned and Unplanned Pregnancies
There are major differences between the definition and values of planned and unplanned pregnancies promoted by public health practitioners and those of the women in this study, which suggests the need for research on the circumstances in which pregnancies occur.
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Considering differences in how pregnancy and childbearing are conceptualized along developmental, cultural, attitudinal, and experiential lines will strengthen the ability to tailor pregnancy-prevention messages.
Has Roe v. Wade Reduced U.S. Crime Rates?
Rates of serious crime in the United States dropped greatly throughout the 1990s for virtually all offenses. John Donohue and Steven Levitt have argued that this reduction relates strongly to the
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Questionnaire items tapping feelings about pregnancy were administered to 173 young low-income primiparous Black mothers who either were pregnant or had delivered within the past year. A factor
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It is indicated that the positive effects of breast-feeding on health persist up to the second year of life, even in the presence of day-care attendance, and that the more-at-risk children could be protected by breast- feeding and by being taken care of in a familial setting, especially before 2.5 years of age.
Depression and unwanted first pregnancy: longitudinal cohort study
Examination of the outcomes of an unwanted first pregnancy and risk of depression in a nationally representative sample of US men and women aged 14-24 in 1979 found no evidence of a relation between pregnancy outcome and depression.
Effect of Pregnancy Intention on Child Well-Being and Development: Combining Retrospective Reports of Attitude and Contraceptive use
A composite measure of reported pregnancy intention and birth control use is constructed to attempt to overcome some limitations of the use of retrospective reports of intention, and provides an additional dimension that helps address some of the concerns about bias in retrospective reporting.