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Session: Women and Reproductive Health: From Fertility Awareness to Postpartum Health
3173.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Women and Reproductive Health: From Fertility Awareness to Postpartum Health
Learning Objectives: 1. Identify correlates of infant health 2. Understand fertility awareness procedures 3. Identify maternal correlates of prenatal behavior, birth outcomes, and postpartum health 4. Describe ways to reduce maternal morbidity 5. Understand women's health in the context of health services, interpersonal relationships, and individual empowerment
Organizer(s):Wendy L. Hellerstedt, MPH, PhD
Marjorie R. Sable, DrPH, MSW
Board 1Mortality of term infants' mothers who did or did not use cocaine during pregnancy
Jessie Gerteis, BA, Vijay Ramalingam, BS, Brett Martin, MS, Howard Cabral, PhD, Deborah A. Frank, MD
Board 2Pregnancy feelings and attitudes: Are they associated with prenatal behaviors and birth outcomes?
Marjorie Sable, DrPH, MSW, Wendy L. Hellerstedt, MPH, PhD
Board 3Cost study to determine feasibility of offering advanced cervical cancer screening technology to a public health setting: A sample of three affiliates of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA)
Susan Garfield, MSc, SM, Johanna Morfesis, MSN, NP, Helaine Bader, MPH, Vanessa Cullins, MD, MPH, MBA, Julie Altier, Jennifer Lamb-Taylor
Board 4Preventability of maternal morbidity and mortality: Variation by diagnosis and season
Marci G. Adams, MPH, Stacie E. Geller, PhD
Board 5Ethnic Differences in Method Use: Fertility Awareness-Based Family Planning Guidelines for Postpartum Women in Guatemala and Peru
Marcos Arevalo, MD, MPH, Irit Sinai, PhD
Board 6Contraceptive use and intimate partner violence
Corrine M. Williams, Laura A. McCloskey, PhD
Board 7Brief Intervention and Care for Postpartum Women in a Diverse Population: A Healthy Start Program
Linda Greaver, Director, Guo Wei, Assoc Professor
Board 8An analysis of nutrition risk criteria and associated causal effects identified in women enrolled in the Georgia WIC Program
Shonté Richardson, MPH, Sophia Autrey, MPH
Board 9Beyond the numbers: Using quantitative and qualitative methods to measure women's empowerment in a semi-rural Mexican community
Genevieve Polk, Ann DiGirolamo, PhD, MPH, Bethann Cottrell, PhD, Ericka Escalante, MSc
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

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