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The Open Birth Interval: A Resource for Reproductive Health Programs and Women's Empowerment
Authors: John Ross, and Kristin Bietsch
Source: Global Health: Science and Practice, 7(3): 355-370; DOI: 10.9745/GHSP-D-19-00056
Topic(s): Birth interval
Family planning
Reproductive health
Women’s empowerment
Country: More than one region
  Multiple Regions
Published: SEP 2019
Abstract: The open birth interval is the time since a woman’s last birth. It reflects not only desire for contraception and child health services but also freedom for outside activities, employment, and personal autonomy. It merits attention from policy makers, program managers, and service providers.