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Short-interval pregnancies are associated with significant health risks for mothers and infants. The majority of short-interval pregnancies are unplanned. Education about postpartum fertility, health benefits of spacing pregnancies, and postpartum birth control options may provide an opportunity for improved health outcomes.
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Postpartum, Birth Control, Vermont
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Woodruff, Hannah, "Postpartum Family Planning: Increasing awareness among patients of the health benefits of spacing pregnancies and options for postpartum birth control" (2019). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 482.