Abstract| Volume 32, ISSUE 2, P200, April 2019

15. Adolescents vs Adults; The Choice in Postpartum Contraception

      Teenage pregnancy is a public health issue. Pregnancy and childbirth are considered as the second cause of death in women between 15 and 19 years of age (1). Currently, long-acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARC) are considered first line in adolescents and young women seeking family planning (2). The objective of this study is to describe the characteristics and determinant variables in the choice and use of postpartum contraceptive methods in adolescent women compared with the adult population.
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