M Antonia Biggs

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Same-day LARC insertion attitudes and practices
    M Antonia Biggs
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 88:629-35. 2013
  2. pmc Understanding why women seek abortions in the US
    M 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
  3. doi Misunderstanding the risk of conception from unprotected and protected sex
    M Antonia Biggs
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 23:e47-53. 2013
  4. doi Unprotected intercourse among women wanting to avoid pregnancy: attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs
    M Antonia Biggs
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California 94118, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e311-8. 2012
  5. doi Estimating the fertility effect of expansions of publicly funded family planning services in California
    Diana G Foster
    UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, San Francisco, California 94612, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:418-24. 2011
  6. pmc Cost savings from the provision of specific methods of contraception in a publicly funded program
    Diana Greene Foster
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:446-51. 2009
  7. doi Factors influencing the provision of long-acting reversible contraception in California
    M Antonia Biggs
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, California
    Obstet Gynecol 123:593-602. 2014
  8. doi Family planning and life planning reproductive intentions among individuals seeking reproductive health care
    Diana 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
  9. ncbi The role of intimate partners in women's reasons for seeking abortion
    Karuna S Chibber
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health ANSIRH, University of California San Francisco, Oakland, California Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e131-8. 2014
  10. doi Interest in a pericoital pill among women in family planning and abortion clinics
    Diana 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

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi Same-day LARC insertion attitudes and practices
    M Antonia Biggs
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 88:629-35. 2013
    ..Little is known regarding clinicians' attitudes about or the extent to which the recommendation to offer same-day insertions for long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) is applied in practice...
  2. pmc Understanding why women seek abortions in the US
    M 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...
  3. doi Misunderstanding the risk of conception from unprotected and protected sex
    M Antonia Biggs
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California, USA
    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...
  4. doi Unprotected intercourse among women wanting to avoid pregnancy: attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs
    M 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...
  5. doi Estimating the fertility effect of expansions of publicly funded family planning services in California
    Diana 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...
  6. pmc Cost savings from the provision of specific methods of contraception in a publicly funded program
    Diana 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...
  7. doi Factors influencing the provision of long-acting reversible contraception in California
    M Antonia Biggs
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California, San Francisco, California
    Obstet Gynecol 123:593-602. 2014
    ..To assess long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) beliefs and practices among site directors who represent the family planning services delivered in their practices...
  8. doi Family planning and life planning reproductive intentions among individuals seeking reproductive health care
    Diana 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...
  9. ncbi The role of intimate partners in women's reasons for seeking abortion
    Karuna S Chibber
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health ANSIRH, University of California San Francisco, Oakland, California Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e131-8. 2014
    ..This paper examines how partners figure in women's abortion decisions, and identifies factors associated with identifying partner as a reason (PAR) for abortion...
  10. doi Interest in a pericoital pill among women in family planning and abortion clinics
    Diana 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...
  11. pmc Limited socioeconomic opportunities and Latina teen childbearing: a qualitative study of family and structural factors affecting future expectations
    Alexandra 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...
  12. pmc Public savings from the prevention of unintended pregnancy: a cost analysis of family planning services in California
    Gorette 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...
  13. doi Latina adolescents' perceptions of their male partners' influences on childbearing: findings from a qualitative study in California
    Sarah 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...
  14. ncbi Educational barriers, social isolation, and stable romantic relationships among pregnant immigrant Latina teens
    M Antonia Biggs
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Hisp Health Care Int 11:38-46. 2013
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  15. doi Willingness to have unprotected sex
    Diana 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...
  16. ncbi Estimates of pregnancies averted through California's family planning waiver program in 2002
    Diana 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...