Global

Pregnancy

The Guttmacher Institute estimates the incidence, consequences and costs of unintended pregnancy globally, regionally and at the country level, and seeks to understand what drives unintended pregnancy rates and trends. We promote policies and strategies that enable women to time and space their pregnancies.

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Investing in modern contraception is not only the right thing to do; it's also a smart investment. For every additional $1 invested in contraceptive services in low- and middle-income countries, the cost of pregnancy-related and newborn care is reduced by about $3.