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Further Analysis
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Family Planning
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Sambisa, William, and Siân Curtis. 1997. Contraceptive Use Dynamics in Zimbabwe: Postpartum Contraceptive Behaviour. DHS Further Analysis Reports No. 18. Calverton, Maryland, USA: Macro International
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This analysis 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).