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Once pregnancy is recognized, most women seek prompt prenatal care and try to stop risk behaviors. Unfortunately, women with unintended pregnancies do not recognize their pregnancies promptly, and inadvertently continue risk behaviors into the vulnerable early pregnancy weeks. Home pregnancy testing is a rapid and inexpensive means of pregnancy diagnosis. The objective of this study is to determine whether women in a Medicaid population at risk for unintended pregnancy will keep a home pregnancy test on hand and (if necessary) use it appropriately
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Education for pregnancy planning
Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:41:55-0400
The purpose of this research study is to compare the effectiveness of two natural family planning (NFP) methods that are provided over the internet by the Marquette University Institute fo...
In terms of immunity, pregnancy can be considered a semi-allogeneic transplant. There are several immunological mechanisms for implantation and maintenance of pregnancy by induction of tol...
The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of conducting an Internet-based prospective pregnancy study with preconception enrollment with women completing daily journals for up...
Recent evidence has shown that young people that want to have children have low fertility knowledge. This study evaluates the efficacy of a video intervention on fertility knowledge, on ch...
The PREgnancy and FERtility (PREFER) study is a comprehensive program aiming to optimize care and improve knowledge around the topics of fertility preservation and pregnancy issues in youn...
Given widespread misunderstanding of pregnancy risk, awareness of one's fertility has the potential to influence sexual and reproductive health behaviors. This mixed-methods study examined the impact ...
Community education and engagement are important for informing family planning projects. The objective of this study was to update two prior systematic reviews assessing the impact of community educat...
Literature concerning the impact of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN 1) on fertility is limited to case reports despite the early onset of endocrinopathies, such as primary hyperparathyroidism...
What are the long-term effects of fertility education on knowledge and reproductive outcome?
As access to antiretroviral therapy increases, more HIV-infected patients in sub-Saharan Africa may desire fertility. We conducted a cross-sectional study of reproductive health knowledge, attitudes a...
A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, to guide and determine present and future decisions on population control by limiting the number of children or controlling fertility, notably through family planning and contraception within the nuclear family.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of reproduction in man and other animals, and on the biological, medical, and veterinary problems of fertility and lactation. It includes ovulation induction, diagnosis of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, and assisted reproductive technologies such as embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and intrafallopian transfer of zygotes. (From Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Foreword 1990; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Notice to Contributors, Jan 1979)
Drugs used to increase fertility or to treat infertility.
Proteins produced by organs of the mother or the PLACENTA during PREGNANCY. These proteins may be pregnancy-specific (present only during pregnancy) or pregnancy-associated (present during pregnancy or under other conditions such as hormone therapy or certain malignancies.)
Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.
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Obstetrics and gynaecology
Fertility Menopause Obstetrics & Gynaecology Osteoporosis Women's Health Obstetrics and gynaecology comprises the care of the pregnant woman, her unborn child and the management of diseases specific to women. Most consultant...
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...