The impact of family planning on women's health.

Abstract

Approximately half a million women in developing countries die each year as a result of complications during pregnancy. Sadly, illegal abortion is one of the five major causes of these deaths. International data suggest that maternal mortality is decreasing in regions where the use of family planning is increasing because of the consequent avoidance of… (More)

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@article{Westhoff1993TheIO, title={The impact of family planning on women's health.}, author={Carolyn Westhoff and Allan G Rosenfield}, journal={Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology}, year={1993}, volume={5 6}, pages={793-7} }