Oral contraceptive users and their children
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Oral contraceptive users and their children a health survey in rural Bangladesh

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Fertility Research Project in Dacca .
Written in English



  • Bangladesh,
  • Matlab Bāzār Thana.


  • Oral contraceptives -- Bangladesh -- Matlab Bāzār Thana.,
  • Oral contraceptives -- Side effects.,
  • Breastfeeding -- Bangladesh -- Matlab Bāzār Thana.,
  • Health surveys -- Bangladesh -- Matlab Bāzār Thana.

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Edition Notes

StatementSallie Craig Huber ... [et al.].
SeriesFRP report ; no. 9
ContributionsHuber, Sallie Craig.
LC ClassificationsRG137.5 .O713
The Physical Object
Pagination13, [20] p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4385046M
LC Control Number78902971

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Until the s rhythm and barrier contraceptives were the only methods of birth control widely available to couples desiring to plan the number and spacing of their children. In the s oral contraceptives (OCs) were introduced and new efficacious intrauterine devices (IUDs) became widely available, so that the choice of effective methods of contraception increased Cited by: 3. 42, 45,51 By contrast, a study of oral contraceptive users in Québec did not support this association. 47 Women using oral contraceptives were more likely to be employed or to be students than. CONTRACEPTION /v Acknowledgements The World Health Organization (WHO) would like to thank the author of this paper, Dr R. Rivera of Family Health International, North Carolina, United States of America. By far the most commonly prescribed type of oral contraceptive in the United States contains synthetic versions of the natural female hormones estrogen and progesterone. This type of birth control pill is often called a combined oral contraceptive. Another type of oral contraceptive, sometimes called the mini pill.

The U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (U.S. MEC) comprises recommendations for the use of specific contraceptive methods by women and men who have certain characteristics or medical conditions. The recommendations in this report are intended to assist health care providers when they counsel women, men, and couples.   Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) methods are less user-reliant and therefore have lower failure rates. Benefits of LARC options should be highlighted. Oral contraceptives. The combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP) offers non-contraceptive advantages in terms of irregular menstrual cycles, premenstrual symptoms and heavy or . Contraception is a pillar in reducing adolescent pregnancy rates. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pediatricians develop a working knowledge of contraception to help adolescents reduce risks of and negative health consequences related to unintended pregnancy. Over the past 10 years, a number of new contraceptive methods have become available to . Oral contraception use is one possible risk factor for the increase in prevalence that has been profoundly overlooked in the biomedical and epidemiologic literature. Interestingly, as the prevalence of ASD has risen over the last fifty years, so has the prevalence of the usage of oral contraceptives.

  Oral contraceptives 1. ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES ANKIT A. GILANI DEPT. OF PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY SEMISTER-2 NIPER AHMEDABAD (NIPERAPC03) 2. Definition Oral contraceptives are medicines taken by mouth to help prevent pregnancy. They are also known as “birth control pills”. 3. Hormonal contraceptives that contain both an estrogen and progestin are called combined oral contraceptives (COCs). Those that contain just progestin are called progestin-only contraceptives (POPs). COCs prevent pregnancy by inhibiting the normal process of ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and by altering the lining of the uterus. A go to book for managing women's contraceptive health issues. Updated charts for all currently used OCPs with estrogen, progesterone, and androgen components make managing side effects logical. I still keep it on hand after years of by: A review of 17 studies investigating the association of oral contraceptive use and rheumatoid arthritis by Brennan et al. found that 11 studies showed a protective effect, but six did not. 36 Their own results based on incident cases of inflammatory polyarthritis showed that current OC use did protect against the development of RA, with an Author: Taraneh Mehrani, Michelle Petri.