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Conceptual framework for integrating ‘Pregnancy Planning and Prevention’ (P3)
  1. Jennifer Anne Hall, MBChB, PhD
  1. Sue Mann, MBChB
  1. Gwyneth Lewis, MBChB, OBE
  1. Judith Stephenson, MBChB, PhD
  1. Chelsea Morroni, MBChB, PhD
  1. Honorary Clinical Research Fellow, University College London (UCL) Institute for Global Health/UCL Institute for Women's Health, London, UK; jennifer.hall@ucl.ac.uk
  2. Senior Clinical Research Associate, UCL Institute for Women's Health, Research Department of Reproductive Health, London, UK; suemann@doctors.org.uk
  3. Professor, UCL Institute for Women's Health, London, UK; gwyneth.lewis@ucl.ac.uk
  4. Professor, UCL Institute for Women's Health, Research Department of Reproductive Health, London, UK; judith.stephenson@ucl.ac.uk
  5. Clinical Lecturer,UCL Institute for Global Health/UCL Institute for Women's Health, London, UK; chelseaamorroni@gmail.com

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At different stages in their lives, most women and men alternate between wishing to prevent pregnancy (requiring contraception) and planning/preparing to become pregnant (requiring preconception care), with various levels of ambiguity in between. However, the assessment of pregnancy intentions is not a routine part of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, meaning that services are, at best, reactive to these needs. Furthermore, as contraceptive services, preconception care and maternity services are not integrated there are missed opportunities for their provision. For example, a …

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