Knowledge, Beliefs, Attitudes, and Self-efficacy: strengthening an individual’s ability to achieve their reproductive intentions
Implement interventions to strengthen an individual’s ability to achieve their reproductive intentions by addressing their knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, and self-efficacy.
Accurate knowledge about family planning has long been understood as a critical factor to reach various family planning goals and essential to informed choice. Furthermore, inaccurate knowledge about fertility has been associated with unintended pregnancies.3 Experts believe that individuals with accurate knowledge...
Promoting healthy couples’ communication to improve reproductive health outcomes
Couples’ communication is a form of interpersonal communication that entails the exchange or sharing of information, thoughts, ideas, intentions, and feelings between sexual partners. Couples’ communication is influenced by policies, attitudes, values, culture, social and gender norms, and the individual’s immediate environment. There are many forms of interpersonal communication that could result in uptake of modern contraception or improved reproductive health outcomes. This brief focuses on improving healthy couples’ communication to improve reproductive health outcomes.