Contraception and Reproduction: Health Consequences for Women and Children in the Developing World

Contraception and Reproduction: Health Consequences for Women and Children in the Developing World

By: National Academy of Sciences (author), Committee on Population (author), National Research Council (author), Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (author), Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (author)Paperback

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Description

This book examines how changes in reproductive patterns (such as the number and timing of births and spacing between births) have affected the health of women and children in the developing world. It reviews the relationships between contraceptive use, reproductive patterns, and health; the effects of differences and changes in reproductive patterns; as well as the role of family planning in women's fertility and health.

About Author

Committee on Population, National Research Council

Contents

1 Front Matter; 2 Executive Summary; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 Hypotheses about Reproductive Patterns and Women's and Children's Health; 5 3 Reproductive Patterns and Women's Health; 6 4 Contraceptive Benefits and Risks; 7 5 Reproductive Patterns and Children's Health; 8 6 Changes in Reproductive Patterns; 9 7 Conclusions; 10 References; 11 Appendix: Background Papers; 12 Glossary

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780309040945
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 120
  • ID: 9780309040945
  • ISBN10: 0309040949

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