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Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive

Contraception's Role In Fighting Poverty

Phil Harvey | Posted 08.22.2016 | Impact
Phil Harvey

The main point, clearly, is that LARCs are an effective anti-poverty tool. When young women are given access to long acting reversible contraceptives, they are able to choose when to get pregnant, able to exert more control over their own lives, able to reduce the incidence of single motherhood, and therefore almost certainly able to alleviate the stubborn poverty that now afflicts so many families headed by single women.

Colorado's Teen Birth Rate Fell 40 Percent Thanks To Free IUDs

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Rates of teen pregnancies and abortions have plunged in Colorado thanks to a six-year program that distributed free LARCs -- long-acting reversible co...

Should You Get An IUD?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living

If you've considered birth control over the past few years, chances are you've had at least one friend wax enthusiastic about an intrauterine device, ...

IUDS: Pamper, Pamper, Pamper -- Plus 9 Other Tips For Falling In Love With Your IUD

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home
Valerie Tarico

On the scale of uncomfortable things women do to their bodies, an IUD insertion usually falls somewhere on the piercing-to-Brazilian end of the spectrum.