Desire to delay the first childbirth among young, married women in India: a cross-sectional study based on national survey data

Sambodhi Research

Young women in India continue to face diverse challenges that threaten their health and wellbeing. The reproductive health and rights of newly married women, who are often expected to begin childbearing soon after marriage, are often neglected. The present study aims to understand some of the factors associated with the desire to delay the first childbirth in young, married women in India.

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  • Pan-India


  • Research report


  • Gender-based issues
  • Health and Nutrition