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New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume  3, Issue 3, July - September 2012, Pages 140-140

 

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Knowledge and Perceptions about Contraceptives among Postnatal Women Attending a Government Hospital, Mangalore
Salonee S. Das, Mohan Kumar P., B. Unnikrishnan
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
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Abstract

  Family planning methods are used by many women in developing countries to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Lack of knowledge about contraceptives acts as a barrier to use contraceptives among many women leading to unplanned pregnancies. The current study is proposed to explore knowledge, perception about contraceptive among the postnatal women attending government hospital.
 


Corresponding Author : Salonee S. Das