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The gap between contraceptive preference and use

UCSF Bixby Center

Although long-acting and permanent birth control methods, known as LARC and sterilization respectively, appeal to many people, systemic ba

Increasing implant use by offering immediate postpartum insertion

UCSF Bixby Center
A new study finds that postpartum women are much more likely to use implants if they are inserted immediately following delivery.

How can states integrate family planning into their Zika responses?

UCSF Bixby Center
A new article chronicles the efforts of eight at-risk states to integrate family planning into their Zika response plans and expand available services.

Simple device reduces postpartum bleeding in critical care patients

UCSF Bixby Center
Bixby researchers have previously proven that a simple, low-tech device, known as a non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG), can prevent maternal deaths due to severe postpartum bleeding. A new study tested the garment’s effectiveness in a critical care setting in Colombia.

Pregnancy tests are a cost-effective maternal health intervention

UCSF Bixby Center

Low-cost, innovative interventions are critical to improving maternal and infant mortality rates in developing countries.

Pregnancy and childbirth Resources

These resources from the UCSF Bixby Center touch on our main research, health care and policy priorities.

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Fellow in Family Planning

Assistant Researcher, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

 

Project Manager, Innovating Education in Reproductive Health 

Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Safe Motherhood Program
 

Academic Coordinator, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health