Scientific Articles on Contraception and Birth Control

The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Charlton, B. M., Mølgaard-Nielsen, D., Svanström, H., Wohlfahrt, J., Pasternak, B., & Melbye, M. (2016). Maternal use of oral contraceptives and risk of birth defects in Denmark: Prospective, nationwide cohort study. British Medical Journal, 352, h6712. PMID: 26738512
  • Bajoga, U. A., Atagame, K. L., & Okigbo, C. C. (2015). Media influence on sexual activity and contraceptive use: A cross sectional survey among young women in urban Nigeria. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 19(3), 100–110. PMID: 26897918
  • Chang, K., Merideth, M. A., & Stratton, P. (2015). Hormone use for therapeutic amenorrhea and contraception during hematopoietic cell transplantation. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 126(4), 779–784. PMID: 26348182
  • Cherala, G., & Edelman, A. (2015). How can we improve oral contraceptive success in obese women? Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology8(1), 1–3. PMID: 25354219
  • Diedrich, J. T., Madden, T., Zhao, Q., & Peipert, J. F. (2015). Long-term utilization and continuation of intrauterine devices. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 213(6), 822.e1—822.e6. PMID: 26409157
  • Diedrich, J. T., Zhao, Q., Madden, T., Secura, G. M., & Peipert, J. F. (2015). Three-year continuation of reversible contraception. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 213(5), 662.e1—662.e8. PMID: 26259905
  • Dominick, S. A., McLean, M. R., Whitcomb, B. W., Gorman, J. R., Mersereau, J. E., Bouknight, J. M., et al. (2015). Contraceptive practices among female cancer survivors of reproductive age. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 126(3), 498–507. PMID: 26181090
  • Liechty, E. R., Bergin, I. L., Bassis, C. M., Chai, D., LeBar, W., Young, V. B., et al. (2015). The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system is associated with delayed endocervical clearance of Chlamydia trachomatis without alterations in vaginal microbiota. Pathogens and Disease, 73(8), ftv070. PMID: 26371177
  • Stecklov, G., Weinreb, A. A., & Sana, M. (2015). Family planning for strangers: An experiment on the validity of reported contraceptive use. PLOS ONE, 10(8), e0136972. PMID: 26322898
  • Tumlinson, K.., Pence, B. W., Curtis, S. L., Marshall, S. W., & Speizer, I. S. (2015). Quality of care and contraceptive use in urban Kenya. International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 41(2), 69–79. PMID: 26308259
  • White, K., Potter, J. E., & Zite, N. (2015). Geographic variation in characteristics of postpartum women using female sterilization. Women's Health Issues, 25(6), 628–633. PMID: 26232310

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