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A Contraceptive Revolution: Lowering remaining barriers.

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This post is 4 in the series: Twenty Times Better than the Pill.  Imagine a future in which every child is a chosen child.Imagine a future in which a woman becomes fertile only when she wants to have a child—a future … Continue reading

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Exorcising the Dalkon Shield – Time to get over a bad (contraceptive) romance.

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This post is 3 in the series:  Twenty Times Better than the Pill.  In 2002, 26 percent of Norwegian contraceptive users relied on a long acting method that they could simply fit and forget, the IUD. In the United States, … Continue reading

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Dramatic Drop In Teen Pregnancy Really a Technology Tipping Point

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By now many Americans have read the basics: 9000 St. Louis women are offered their choice of contraceptives for free. Two years later, the teen pregnancy rate is at 6 per 1000 instead of the country average of 34. The … Continue reading

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9 Clues That Reproductive Policy Is Economy Policy

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Anybody who says that talking about reproductive rights is a distraction from talking about economics is not running the numbers. A study of 9000 women showed that access to free contraception radically dropped the rate of unintended pregnancies, two thirds … Continue reading

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