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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 36-37  

Contraceptive Choices among Grand Multiparous Women


1 Pokee-Clinic, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Hainan Medical University, Hainan, China

Date of Web Publication14-Mar-2017

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Nora Pokee
Pokee-Clinic, Bangkok
Thailand
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DOI: 10.4103/1596-3519.202080

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Pokee N, Wiwanitkit V. Contraceptive Choices among Grand Multiparous Women. Ann Afr Med 2017;16:36-7

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Pokee N, Wiwanitkit V. Contraceptive Choices among Grand Multiparous Women. Ann Afr Med [serial online] 2017 [cited 2017 Mar 28];16:36-7. Available from: http://www.annalsafrmed.org/text.asp?2017/16/1/36/202080



Sir,

The recent report by Rabiu et al. is very interesting.[1] Rabiu et al. concluded that “there was high awareness of modern contraceptive methods; however, there was low use prevalence among respondents, and the desire for more pregnancy was the reason for the nonuse.”[1] In fact, the contraception use is the big problem in many developing countries. Sometimes, the ritual method is selected instead of the modern technique.[2],[3] On the other hand, in the modern cities, the denial of contraception can be expected. The case of a prostitute in Thailand is the best example.[4] Hence, the contraception education and promotion are required for any settings.

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Rabiu A, Abubakar IS, Garba I, Haruna IU. Contraceptive choices among grand multiparous women at Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital, Kano. Ann Afr Med 2016;15:58-62.  Back to cited text no. 1
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Iliyasu Z, Kabir M, Galadanci HS, Abubakar IS, Salihu HM, Aliyu MH. Postpartum beliefs and practices in Danbare village, Northern Nigeria. J Obstet Gynaecol 2006;26:211-5.  Back to cited text no. 2
    
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Bonney R. Reflections on the differences between religion and culture. Clin Cornerstone 2004;6:25-33.  Back to cited text no. 3
    
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Michinobu R. Sexual relations and condom use among young male factory workers in Northern Thailand. Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 2003;50:495-507.  Back to cited text no. 4
    




 

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