Global Online Forum: "Return to Fertility and Pregnancy Risk After Delivery"
September 24-October 3, 2012
Misconceptions around timing and conditions for return to fertility and pregnancy risk, and stigma related to postpartum return to sexual activity often act as barriers to healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies. This discussion forum will feature experts who will discuss postpartum return to fertility and strategies for strengthening knowledge of pregnancy risk and timely uptake of family planning services.
The objectives of this online forum include:
To discuss perceptions held by women, their partners and health providers around fertility return and return to sexual activity during the postpartum period.
To discuss barriers to timely uptake of family planning services during the postpartum period.
To share strategies for strengthening understanding of postpartum return to fertility and enabling women to access family planning services.
To obtain feedback from participants based on field implementation experiences.
Experts representing a variety of organizations will share field experiences and provide insights on successes and lessons learned. MCHIP welcomes all interested participants to join in this rich discussion.
If you are already a member of the PPFP community of practice on the IBP gateway, then you will automatically receive the daily emails posted to the community when the forum transpires. If you are not already a member of the PPFP CoP, you can register here.
During the forum, you will receive one or two emails per day from the forum administrators, with all contributions screened and presented as a single, well organized digest. You will be able to participate in the forum simply by responding to this daily digest via email. Or you can contribute to the discussion via the web by logging into the Implementing Best Practices (IBP) Knowledge Gateway with your username and password.