whp volume 10, issue 4, P5-21 2009 DOI: 10.12927/whp.2009.20678 View full text
Lindsey Barrick, Michael Koenig

Abstract: AbstractObjectives-Many studies have shown strong effects of pregnancy intention on antenatal care behavior in developed countries, but studies from developing settings have shown mixed results. Few investigators have utilized a prospective measure of pregnancy intention. This paper will analyze the association of pregnancy intention and the utilization of antenatal services in two states in northern India using a prospective measure of whether a future pregnancy would be wanted or unwanted. Methods-A prospec…

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