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Mapping the evidence on factors related to postpartum contraception among sub-Saharan African immigrant and refugee women in the United States of America: A scoping review protocol (2024)
Journal Article

Background Postpartum contraception is essential to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care because it encourages healthy spacing between births, helps women avoid unwanted pregnancies, and lessens the risks of health problems for mothers and ba... Read More about Mapping the evidence on factors related to postpartum contraception among sub-Saharan African immigrant and refugee women in the United States of America: A scoping review protocol.

Knowledge and practice of complementary feeding among mothers in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania: Community-based cross-sectional study (2023)
Journal Article

Introduction This study examines mothers' complementary feeding (CF) knowledge and practices for children aged 6–24 months, highlighting links to adverse health outcomes and childhood malnutrition from both delayed and early CF initiation (before si... Read More about Knowledge and practice of complementary feeding among mothers in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania: Community-based cross-sectional study.

Assessing the Contraceptive Attitudes of US-Born and Foreign-Born Black Women Living in the USA: a Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study (2023)
Journal Article

Background Racially and ethnically marginalized US women experience unintended pregnancy at twice the rate of White women. Understanding contraceptive attitudes can help identify women at increased risk of contraceptive non-use and unintended pregna... Read More about Assessing the Contraceptive Attitudes of US-Born and Foreign-Born Black Women Living in the USA: a Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study.

Adolescent pregnancy outcomes in Jos, North Central Nigeria: The roles of disclosure and social support systems (2022)
Journal Article

Adolescent pregnancy is mostly unintended and an indicator of unmet sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. In most African cultures, sociocultural and religious expectations of chastity make unintended adolescent pregnancy a traumatic experience... Read More about Adolescent pregnancy outcomes in Jos, North Central Nigeria: The roles of disclosure and social support systems.

“It's like being involved in a car crash”: teen pregnancy narratives of adolescents and young adults in Jos, Nigeria (2021)
Journal Article

Background Adolescent pregnancy has serious public health implications, with far-reaching outcomes extending past the mother and child and affecting society. The purpose of this study was to explore the lived experience of adolescent pregnancy in Jo... Read More about “It's like being involved in a car crash”: teen pregnancy narratives of adolescents and young adults in Jos, Nigeria.

Insights from birthing experiences of fistula survivors in North‐central Nigeria: Interplay of structural violence (2020)
Journal Article

Obstetric Fistula is an abnormal opening between the vagina and rectum resulting from prolonged and obstructed labour. Studies indicate that delays in accessing maternal care and home birth contribute to the development of fistula. Survivors are usua... Read More about Insights from birthing experiences of fistula survivors in North‐central Nigeria: Interplay of structural violence.