Men"s fertility, contraceptive use, and reproductive preferences by Alex C. Ezeh

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StatementAlex C. Ezeh, Michka Seroussi, Hendrik Raggers.
SeriesComparative studies -- no.18
ContributionsSeroussi, Michka., Raggers, Hendrik., Institute for Resource Development. Demographic and Health Surveys.
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Paginationviii, 45p. :
Number of Pages45
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Introduction. Fertility control behavior is the planned outcome of fertility decision that helps clients to choose an appropriate contraceptive method in a rational way according to their expressed needs and situation to carry out their reproductive intentions successfully [1,2].Use of modern contraceptives (MCs) has been established as the best way to control fertility for long decades [].Cited by: 1.

Get this from a library. Men's fertility, contraceptive use, and reproductive preferences. [Alex Chika Ezeh; Michka Seroussi; Hendrik Raggers]. PDF | On Jan 1,Alex Chika Ezeh and others published Men's Fertility, Contraceptive Use, and Reproductive Preference | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

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baschieri, j. cleland, s Cited by: Men’s role in reproductive decision-making remains an important and neglected part of understanding fertility control both in high-income and low-income countries.

This study examines whether discussion of family planning with a health worker is a critical determinant of modern contraceptive use by sexually active men, and men’s reporting Cited by: Reproductive Issues and Technologies, Family Planning. a) Men, family planning and reproduction, infertility (i) Recommended overviews (ii) Other overviews Men’s Rights, Anti-feminist Backlash, and Critiques of Feminism; Men’s Language; Masculinities in Culture and Representation.

Couples' Fertility and Contraceptive Decision-Making in Developing Countries: Hearing the Man's Voice Article (PDF Available) in International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 24(1. Although fertility decline is driven mainly by reductions in desired fertility, 9 reproductive health and family planning interventions can help families to achieve their fertility goals.

A reproductive health, child health, and family planning intervention in Matlab, Bangladesh, and a similar intervention in Navrongo, Ghana, both led to reduction in total fertility of about one child per.

In the late ’s the country began a fertility transition; fertility decline was observed across all age groups and mainly attributed to improvements in child survival and use of modern contraceptives which helped achieve smaller desired family sizes.

For instance, use of modern contraceptives increased from % (Kenya Fertility Survey. The relative influence of wives' or husbands' reproductive desires on contraceptive use (as reported by the wife) and the difference in use between the two marriage types, are assessed by logistic regression in Model 1 of Table 7.

Interestingly, the results show no evidence of a ‘male dominant power’ in reproductive decision. South Africa faces numerous reproductive challenges that include high rates of unplanned and adolescent pregnancies. The uptake and utilization of family planning services and modern contraception methods depend on numerous factors.

The male partner plays a key role in reproductive health but data on this topic are outdated or have a predominant HIV prevention focus. Modern contraceptive methods constitute most contraceptive use.

Globally in57 per cent of married or in-union women of reproductive age used a modern method of family planning. Fertility preferences and contraceptive uptake. Understanding fertility preference of a community is fundamental for family planning programmes.

With regards to fertility preference many sub-themes emerged: desired family size and contraceptive use, influence of child mortality on contraception, role of polygamy, son preference and. Abstract. Independently collected data from a survey in Accra, Ghana, are used here to verify earlier findings from Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data which indicate the existence of a closer tie between men's reproductive preferences and contraceptive use, than between the latter and women's preferences.

Impending famine and a terrifying rate of consumption of natural resources are vital issues which have focussed public interest in the ecologic, social and political problems of ever increasing overpo.

As Sheldon Segal () has noted, “Surveys have been done in Africa and Asia concerning husband’s attitudes toward fertility, contraceptive use, and reproductive preferences. Compared to.

These four papers supplement the book Contraception and Reproduction: Health Consequences for Women and Children in the Developing World by bringing together data and analyses that would otherwise be difficult to obtain in a single source. The topics addressed are an analysis of the relationship between maternal mortality and changing reproductive patterns; the risks and benefits of.

Fertility-preference Dynamics. All behavioral models of fertility (except the natural fertility model) posit that individuals exercise the choice to have children or not—that individuals and couples engage in some form of conscious fertility management (Coale ; Hagewen and Morgan ).At any given time, individuals or couples have preferences regarding the number of children they want.

The estimates indicate that the two principal obstacles to using a contraceptive are the woman's perception that such behavior would conflict with her husband's fertility preferences and his.

(5) Men's fertility intentions, reproductive preferences and their attitude towards family planning influence the fertility behaviour of their wives and their attitudes toward the use of modern.

The objective of this study was to design and develop the Perception Scale of Barriers to Contraceptive Use (PSBCU) as a measurement tool for the qualitative assessment of the barriers and obstacles women perceived with regard to contraceptive use or low rates of contraceptive use in women using family planning services.

The data for this methodological study were collected using the face-to. The changing economic and social environment may be shifting people’s fertility preferences or patterns of contraceptive use. Concerns have surfaced about women’s exposure to IPV * and about inadequate access to IPV services during the pandemic.

6,7 IPV, particularly acts of sexual violence and reproductive control, disproportionately. Gender preference effects on contraception are the strongest in the western region, followed by the northern and north central regions, and lowest in the south followed by the eastern region. Gender preference effects on fertility also follow a similar regional pattern.

Across the regions of India, there is a close correspondence between the. Nigeria is among a few countries in sub-Saharan Africa with consistently low contraceptive use of 15% among married women whose average fertility rate is from the Nigeria Demographic and. Family planning opinions and behavior, including sexual orientation and activity, contraception use, plans for future family building, history of fertility preservation or family planning consultation, and reasons for contraception non-use, were assessed using questions derived from the – cycle of National Survey for Family Growth.

An examination of cross-sectional data on fertility intentions and contraceptive use from 27 countries concluded that sex preference was not likely to have a major impact on contraceptive use and fertility. 23 That analysis, however, had several limitations because of the lack of appropriate data.

It covered a wide range of fertility intentions. Reproductive health care addresses the reproductive processes, functions, and systems at all stages of life [22]. It encompasses the sexual health of both men and women, as well as maternal and child health [23].

Ethnomedical literature contains thousands of references to the use of plants for a variety of reproduction-related purposes [24]. Conclusion: Decision-making on contraceptive use is the shared responsibility of men and women. Effective development and implementation of male-involvement family planning initiatives should address barriers to men’s supportive participation in reproductive health, including addressing men's negative beliefs regarding contraceptive services.

Free Online Library: Fertility, Family Size Preference and Contraceptive Use in Sub-Saharan Africa: (ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE, Report) by "African Journal of Reproductive Health"; Health, general Women's issues/gender studies Family and marriage Contraceptives Surveys Usage Family size Analysis Health aspects Health surveys.

The /09 Guatemala RHS resulted in two reports: the women's and men's report. The study documents trends in fertility, family planning use, young adult reproductive health and practices, infant health and mortality, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, domestic v.

In his new book, Critical Masses, the journalist George D. Moffett reports that a mother of two in Mexico defended her use of contraception before a village priest by explaining, "Things are.

endorsed or recommended by the World Health Organization in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned. Errors and omissions excepted, the names of proprietary products are Male and female sterilization which addresses various issues and aspects of contraception use in adolescence, reviews and discussion papers have.

Few men engaged in decisions about contraceptive use, despite their beliefs that men and women had a shared responsibility to prevent pregnancy. Although some men were interested in vasectomy, a few were hesitant about undergoing the procedure because they might want to have children later if their life circumstances changed, and others worried.

In logistic regression analyses, male fertility preferences explained only a small part of the ethnic difference in contraceptive use. CONCLUSION: Women's, men's and couples' preferences contribute only marginally to unwanted fertility, suggesting that structural factors act as obstacles to preventing unwanted fertility.

In Islamic societies, issues related to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) are rarely discussed and considered sensitive subjects. This review aimed to identify any personal, religious, cultural, or structural barriers to SRH service and education among Muslim women worldwide.

A search for qualitative and quantitative studies was conducted on seven electronic databases. As part of a national, cross-sectional study investigating male reproductive health (Holden et al., ), this study describes the self-reported prevalence of sexual activity, fertility and contraceptive use amongst a representative sample of Australian men aged ≥40 years.

Wider reproductive health issues that concern men are also explored. 'Male Fertility as a Lifetime of Relationships: Contextualizing Men's Biological Reproduction in Botswana', in Caroline Bledsoe, Susana Lerner and Jane I.

Guyer (eds.), Fertility and the Male Life Cycle in the Era of Fertility Decline, pp. New York: Oxford University Press. Google Scholar. Emergency contraception is used within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse to prevent pregnancy.

Postcoital contraceptive use is 74% to 90% effective at preventing pregnancy. Oral emergency contraceptive regimens may include progestin-only and estrogen-progestin pills. Women with contraindications to estrogen use should use progestin-only pills.).

Cross-tabulation was used to examine consistency between contraceptive use and fertility desires. Reported contraceptive use was higher among husbands and wives who wanted to delay a birth for at least two years (81% and 82%, respectively) than it was.

Contraceptive choices and preferences in a cohort of women with cystic fibrosis. Respir Med. ; Godfrey EM, Mody S, Schwartz MR, et al. Contraceptive use among women with cystic fibrosis: A pilot study linking reproductive health questions to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation National Patient Registry.

Contraception. ;(6). Since the implementation of fertility preferences through contraception (including abstinence) is imperfect, these outcomes include unplanned births and induced abortions. The data on reproductive preferences and outcomes are taken from Demographic and Health Surveys in 53 developing countries.

Though contraceptive utilization has comprehensive benefit for women, it was one of underutilized public intervention in Ethiopia and in the study area. Thus, assessing status and factors affecting contraceptive utilization among women of reproductive age group was found key step for program improvement.

Community based cross-sectional study was conducted from March to April. Early marriage, fertility preference and contraceptive use: Bivariate analysis. Tribal status of young people was significantly associated (p.

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