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doi:10.1136/bmj.321.7271.1259 2000;321;1259-1262 BMJ Allen J Wilcox, David Dunson and Donna Day Baird study cycle: day specific estimates from a prospective The timing of the "fertile window" in the menstrual http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/321/7271/1259 Updated information and services can be found at: These include: References http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/321/7271/1259#otherarticles 12 online articles that cite this article can be accessed at: http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/321/7271/1259#BIBL This article cites 11 articles, 2 of which can be accessed free at: Rapid responses http://bmj.com/cgi/eletter-submit/321/7271/1259 You can respond to this article at: http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/321/7271/1259#responses free at: 24 rapid responses have been posted to this article, which you can access for service Email alerting the top left of the article Receive free email alerts when new articles cite this article - sign up in the box at Topic collections (348 articles) Reproductive medicine (943 articles) Pregnancy (265 articles) Family Planning Articles on similar topics can be found in the following collections Correction http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/322/7277/28/a at: A correction has been published for this article. The correction is available online Notes To order reprints follow the "Request Permissions" link in the navigation box http://resources.bmj.com/bmj/subscribers go to: BMJ To subscribe to on 30 January 2007 bmj.com Downloaded from
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results were essentially unchanged. Finally, it should be emphasised that our study was carried out in developing countries and its findings may therefore not be applica- ble to other populations. The risks for maternal perinatal morbidity and mor- tality associated with short interpregnancy intervals underscore the importance of birth spacing by using the available methods of family planning, particularly after a birth, to promote safe motherhood and achieve better pregnancy outcomes. In addition, women should be advised of the potential harm to them and their infants of short and long intervals between pregnancies. We thank Mr Roberto Porro and Dr Felipe Santana for the preparation of the database. We also thank health workers and health related workers in many settings of the Latin American and Caribbean region for their efforts to collect and send Peri- natal Information System data to the Latin American Centre for Perinatology and Human Development. Contributors: AC-A originated and designed the study, ana- lysed the data, and was mainly responsible for writing the paper; he will act as guarantor of the paper. JMB participated in the discussion of the study hypothesis and study design, contributed to the analyses, and helped to write the paper. Funding: Division of Health Promotion and Protection, Pan
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