This website provides information about the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy (LMUP),
a psychometrically-validated measure of pregnancy planning/intention developed by
Geraldine Barrett and colleagues.
Originally developed in the UK, the LMUP has now been validated for use
in countries across all five continents.
The main publications are from 2002 onwards.
Technical information about the LMUP is provided on this website
(essentially ‘the LMUP handbook’) and is continually updated.
The LMUP is recommended as an outcome measure in relation to preconception care:
Frayne et al. 2016
Health care system measures to advance preconception wellness:
Consensus recommendations of the clinical workgroup of the National Preconception
Health and Health Care Initiative
Obstetrics and Gynecology 127(5):863-872
(Abstract and full text)
If you have any questions about the LMUP, please contact Geraldine Barrett