Reproductive coercion, intimate partner violence prevalent

Enough women experience reproductive coercion — male behavior to control contraception and pregnancy outcomes — that a research team now recommends health care providers address the subjects with their patients and tailor family planning discussions and recommendations accordingly. “Reproductive coercion, co-occurring with intimate partner violence, is prevalent among women seeking general obstetrics and gynecology care,” note the authors. In addition, reproductive coercion has been associated with intimate partner violence, including threats, physical injury, or sexual abuse.
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