Sexuality, Contraception and Birth Spacing
Patients: What guidance did you receive about sexuality, contraception and birth spacing during pregnancy? What was helpful? Not helpful? When was guidance provided? What understanding did you have about the methods that were recommended? How were these issues discussed with you during your maternity hospitalization? What did you hear about the effects of contraceptive methods on your sexuality? On breastfeeding? What did you hear about the effects of breastfeeding on pregnancy risk?
Providers: What training and experience do you have addressing sexuality, birth spacing, and contraception with your patients? How do you start these conversations? When do you bring up these topics? What are barriers to counseling about these topics and providing effective care for your patients? What tools would improve the care you provide? What skills would you like to develop / practice?