June 28, 2023

Menstrual regulation: examining the incidence, methods, and sources of care of this understudied health practice in three settings using cross‑sectional population‑based surveys

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Menstrual regulation is a practice that may exist within the ambiguity surrounding one’s pregnancy status and has been the subject of limited research. The aim of this study is to measure the annual rate of menstrual regulation in Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, and Rajasthan, India, overall and by background characteristics and to describe the methods and sources women use to bring back their period.