Re: Teens and young adults should be started on longacting reversible contraceptives before sexual activity commences. An opt-out programme to avoid teen pregnancy.

  • Charlotte Paul
  • Published 2015 in
    BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and…


Sir, Pickering et al. propose that young teens should routinely be administered long-acting reversible contraception (implants, IUDs, and injections) before they become sexually active—with an opt-out option if they or their parents object. Taking the contrary view, Edelman recognises the implicit coercion in the proposal and that it would expose many young… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.13702


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