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Reaching the Youngest Moms and Dads: A socio-ecological view of actors and factors influencing first-time young parents’ use of sexual and reproductive health services in Madagascar

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African Journal of Reproductive Health,Save the Children US

This peer-reviewed journal article presents findings of a qualitative study conducted in Madagascar to explore the factors that shape use of health services by first-time (young) parents (ages 15-24). The research used a holistic approach to identify factors influencing use of antenatal care, delivery, postnatal, and family planning services at the individual, couple, family, community, and health system levels.

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