unplanned pregnancy

Strong Case for Over-The-Counter Oral Contraceptives for Adults and Teens
Strong Case for Over-The-Counter Oral Contraceptives for Adults and Teens (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

After reviewing decades of published studies, a team of paediatric, adolescent and women’s health experts concludes that regulatory, behavioural and scientific evidence supports switching oral contraceptives from prescription-only status to over-the-counter (OTC) availability. Moreover, the experts say, the evidence also ... Read More »

Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex
Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex (1 votes, average: 1.00 out of 5)

Talking about sex with parents, especially mothers, had an effect on safer sex behavior among adolescents, especially girls, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics. Risky sexual behavior among adolescents is a serious public health problem because of ... Read More »

Unintended pregnancies in Australia
Unintended pregnancies in Australia (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

SPHPM researchers have identified four key factors involved in unintended pregnancies in Australia, in a first-of-its-kind study, Understanding Fertility Management in Contemporary Australia, about risk and protective factors for successful management of fertility among women and men. The research from ... Read More »

Obese teens in study less likely to use contraception
Obese teens in study less likely to use contraception (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study of nearly 1,000 teens found that sexually active obese adolescents were significantly less likely to use contraception than normal weight peers, putting them at higher risk of unintended pregnancy. Obese adolescents who did use contraception were also less ... Read More »

Condom use drops with hormonal contraceptives
Condom use drops with hormonal contraceptives (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young women who start using hormonal contraceptives for birth control often stop using condoms, but a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health finds that if they later discontinue using hormonal contraceptives, they tend not to resume using condoms. ... Read More »

Abortion rates plummet with free birth control
Abortion rates plummet with free birth control (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Providing birth control to women at no cost substantially reduced unplanned pregnancies and cut abortion rates by 62 percent to 78 percent over the national rate, a new study shows. The research, by investigators at Washington University School of Medicine ... Read More »

Becoming a dad – Crash course in baby making 101 – Gaz’s 1st trimester experience
Becoming a dad – Crash course in baby making 101 – Gaz’s 1st trimester experience (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When Gaz decided he wanted to make some drastic changes in his life, he was thinking more about his career or study and definitely not baby. But that is exactly what happened to this young man. In the same week ... Read More »

Becoming a dad – An unexpected announcement leaves Tim in shock – Tim’s 1st trimester experience
Becoming a dad – An unexpected announcement leaves Tim in shock – Tim’s 1st trimester experience (4 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

Everything in Tim’s life seemed to be going along swimmingly and the last thing he expected to hear from his wife was that they were about to become parents. Blind-sided by this announcement, Tim found himself piecing together his fractured ... Read More »

 
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