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Contraception, punishment and women who use drugs

Olsen, Anna; Banwell, Cathy; Madden, Annie


BACKGROUND In light of the recent debate on the use of financial incentives to promote long-acting contraception and sterilisation among women who use illicit drugs we discuss attitudes to contraception, pregnancy and parenting among Australian women who inject drugs. METHODS Qualitative interviews were conducted with 90 women of reproductive age about contraceptive use, preferences, reproductive histories, attitudes to and experiences of parenting. All women were either currently, or had...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-01-09
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Women's Health
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6874-14-5
Access Rights: Open Access


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