Community rehabilitation services. Conclusions The high levels of unwanted pregnancy and underutilization of effective contraception suggests that FSWs who use drugs may not have access to knowledge or resources, such as contraceptives or reproductive health services, that allow them to have full control over their reproductive health.
Our finding of greater pregnancy intention among younger women is consistent with the literature[ 10 ], and may be explained by lower parity and unfulfilled pregnancy desires among younger women. They indicate a need for integrated HIV, RH and harm reduction services that cater to the needs of women experiencing IPV and inconsistent condom use with clients.
Long-lasting, female-controlled contraception methods, such as healthcare for sex workers in Poole hormones, may be effective in reducing unintended pregnancy. Youngsters learn that hospital visits can be fun.
Street Sex Work and Mothering. TABLE 3 Unadjusted and Adjusted odds ratios ORs for the association between individual, interpersonal, work environment, and macro-structural-level factors and barriers to pregnancy and mothering services among a sample of sex workers in Vancouver, Canada.
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Despite emerging evidence of high levels of pregnancy and parenting among FSWs[ 45 ], little is known about the pregnancy intentions of this population, particularly among FSWs in industrialised settings such as in North America. Published Online First. We thank all those who contributed their time and expertise to this project, including participants, partner agencies and the AESHA Community Advisory Board.
Participants who consented and were enrolled in the study completed a baseline and 6-monthly follow-up interview-administered questionnaires by trained peer researchers current or former street-based sex workers. Compliments and suggestions form. BMC Public Health.
Street Sex Work and Mothering. Copyright notice. On average, the women in this study reported four pregnancies during their lifetime, which is nearly three times the fertility rate of the general Canadian population [ 22 ].