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Document Type
Further Analysis
Publication Topic(s)
Family Planning
Country(s)
Zimbabwe
Language
English
Author(s)
William Sambisa and Siân Curtis and Macro International Inc., Calverton, Maryland, USA
Publication Date
July 1997
Publication ID
FA18

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Abstract:

This alalysis examines the postpartum initiation of contraceptive use in Zimbabwe and its relationship with breastfeeding, postpartum amenorrhoea, and postpartum abstinence. The analysis utilizes longitudinal data collected in the monthly calendar of events of the 1994 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey (ZDHS).