Tag Archives: Unplanned pregnancy

Guttmacher Report Shows Increase in Unintended Pregnancies Among Low-Income Women

According to a recent Guttmacher report, the overall rate of unintended pregnancy in the United States stayed the same between 1994 and 2006, but this is no neutral statistic.  While the rate of unintended pregnancies has gone down among high-income … Continue reading

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The New Anti-Choice Arguments

Salon recently featured an opinion article written by Frances Kissling, former President of Catholics for Choice and current visiting scholar at the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, about a new twist in the abortion debate. Kissling argues … Continue reading

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Family Planning Concerns on the Rise with Economic Downturn

A story via the National Partnership for Women and Families reveals how the economic downturn is affecting women’s decisions about sex and family planning. Reports show that women and men are feeling great pressure and doubt when faced with decisions … Continue reading

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Study Finds that Most Over-the-Counter Female-controlled Contraception Methods Do Not Include “Clear, Understandable Instructions”

A study published in the March 2009 issue of the journal Contraception reveals that most over-the-counter pre-coital female contraceptives contain instructions that are not clear or understandable at the recommended reading level. The authors of the study examined and compared … Continue reading

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