M Antonia Biggs
Affiliation: University of California
- Understanding why women seek abortions in the USM Antonia Biggs
Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, CA, USA
BMC Womens Health 13:29. 2013..The current political climate with regards to abortion in the US, along with the economic recession may be affecting women's reasons for seeking abortion, warranting a new investigation into the reasons why women seek abortion...
- Misunderstanding the risk of conception from unprotected and protected sexM Antonia Biggs
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California Electronic address
Womens Health Issues 23:e47-53. 2013..A deeper understanding of women's knowledge of the risk of conception and the factors associated with such knowledge is needed...
- Unprotected intercourse among women wanting to avoid pregnancy: attitudes, behaviors, and beliefsM Antonia Biggs
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California 94118, USA
Womens Health Issues 22:e311-8. 2012..To better understand the behaviors associated with unintended pregnancy, including the frequency and reasons why women engage in unprotected intercourse (UI), to help guide efforts to prevent unintended pregnancy...
- Estimating the fertility effect of expansions of publicly funded family planning services in CaliforniaDiana G Foster
UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, San Francisco, California 94612, USA
Womens Health Issues 21:418-24. 2011..To estimate the number of unintended pregnancies averted through the provision of family planning services to low income women in Family PACT, California's Medicaid waiver program...
- Cost savings from the provision of specific methods of contraception in a publicly funded programDiana Greene Foster
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Am J Public Health 99:446-51. 2009..We examined the cost-effectiveness of contraceptive methods dispensed in 2003 to 955,000 women in Family PACT (Planning, Access, Care and Treatment), California's publicly funded family planning program...
- Family planning and life planning reproductive intentions among individuals seeking reproductive health careDiana G Foster
Bixby Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
Womens Health Issues 18:351-9. 2008..Little research has focused on men and women's reproductive intentions before pregnancy and their perceived personal and social motivations to prevent an unintended pregnancy...
- Latina adolescents' perceptions of their male partners' influences on childbearing: findings from a qualitative study in CaliforniaSarah L Schwartz
Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Cult Health Sex 13:873-86. 2011..These findings have important implications for programmes that seek to reduce teenage pregnancy in the US Latino population...
- Public savings from the prevention of unintended pregnancy: a cost analysis of family planning services in CaliforniaGorette Amaral
Bixby Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Health Sciences, Institute for Health Policy Studies, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Health Serv Res 42:1960-80. 2007..To assess the short-term economic savings associated with the prevention of unintended pregnancies through California's Medicaid family planning demonstration project...
- Willingness to have unprotected sexDiana Greene Foster
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
J Sex Res 49:61-8. 2012..Findings underscore the need to make contraceptive methods accessible, easy to use, and even pleasurable...
- Limited socioeconomic opportunities and latina teen childbearing: a qualitative study of family and structural factors affecting future expectationsAlexandra M Minnis
Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA, 94121, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 15:334-40. 2013..In contrast, family disintegration tied to poverty figured prominently in US-born adolescents' childbearing. Limited socioeconomic opportunities may play a large role in persistently high pregnancy rates among Latina adolescents...
- Estimates of pregnancies averted through California's family planning waiver program in 2002Diana Greene Foster
Bixby Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:126-31. 2006..Given subsequent increases in the numbers of clients served and contraceptive methods offered by the program, updated estimates of its impact on fertility are needed...
- Interest in a pericoital pill among women in family planning and abortion clinicsDiana Greene Foster
University of California San Francisco, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
Contraception 88:141-6. 2013..The purpose of this study was to determine whether women might be interested in repeated use of a pericoital pill, a pill taken around the time of each act of intercourse...