Four pregnant women from different ethnic backgrounds embracing their bellies.

FPsim: an agent-based model of family planning

  • Michelle L. O’Brien
  • Annie Valente
  • Marita Zimmermann


  • npj Women’s Health is an online open-access journal dedicated to publishing high-quality, peer-reviewed content on all aspects of women’s health throughout the lifespan, including adolescent, sexual, reproductive, maternal/newborn, midlife, and geriatric care.

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