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Unintended Pregnancy

What Nonprofits Can Learn from MTV about "Selling" Their Services

Willa Seldon | Posted 12.19.2016 | Impact
Willa Seldon

By Willa Seldon, Taz Hussein, and Matt Plummer If you haven't seen MTV's hit TV show 16 and Pregnant, you're in for an experience. Each episode f...

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...

This Small Change Can Dramatically Reduce Unintended Pregnancies

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Simply informing women about intrauterine and hormonal implant birth control options when they ask for family planning advice can dramatically decreas...

Katy Hall

LOOK: Where Unplanned Babies Are Born | Katy Hall | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women

About half of the of the 6.7 million pregnancies in the U.S. each year are unplanned, according to a new state-level analysis by the Guttmacher Instit...

Abortion as a Blessing, Grace, or Gift -- Changing the Conversation About Moral Values

Valerie Tarico | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
Valerie Tarico

How can we reclaim the moral high ground in the debate about abortion as a part of thoughtful, wise loving and living? Most Americans think of child...

My Abortion Was Different: Why Women Shame and Blame Each Other

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics
Valerie Tarico

We've all heard stories, apocryphal or not, of women who picket family planning clinics and then cross the line when they find themselves with a probl...

Keeping New York's Youth Safe and Healthy

Joan Malin | Posted 11.27.2012 | New York
Joan Malin

Our teens want and need accurate information about their sexual and reproductive health, which is why we must do everything we can to ensure we are properly educating young people.

Women Have Staggering Number Of Unplanned Pregnancies In Their 20s, Report Shows

Posted 04.25.2012 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/25/2012 08:02 AM EDT on LiveScience More than two-thirds of pregnancies in unmarri...

The Prevention of Unintended Pregnancies in Colorado

Sommai Pham | Posted 01.23.2012 | Denver
Sommai Pham

Every pregnancy should be a wanted pregnancy. Why? Because unintended pregnancies have long-lasting effects on the lives of the families affected.

Sixteen Wives, Twenty Children: The Role of Machismo in Overpopulation

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Valerie Tarico

I can't help but wonder if we need to revisit our assumptions about why people get pregnant in light of what we now know about decision making.

Why Does Congress Allow a Pedophilia-ridden Church to Control Women's Rights?

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

This article was originally published by RH Reality Check If you are, like me, confused about the answer to this question, please raise your hand....o...

"Don't Be Mad at Me for Wanting to Solve the Problem"

Jon O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon O'Brien

An extraordinary relationship between DeLauro (D-CT) and Ryan (D-OH) has been forged that will both help people avoid unplanned pregnancies and assist those who choose to continue a pregnancy.

Waldman: Still Not Getting It...

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

If women have true choices, increased access to and support for adoption services will not dramatically affect the rate of abortions.

Skill the Messenger

Cristina Page | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cristina Page

The outcomes of teen parenthood are too serious to be ignored by someone who is now the most prominent messenger on the issue.

Levi Drops Out of High School

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Levi now falls into his predestined spot alongside all other teens dropping out of high school to prematurely become adults because of unplanned parenthood.