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Updated Info on Emergency Contraception

14Jan11

Emergency contraception is currently sold and marketed in the United States under the following names. Plan B and Plan B One-Step With Plan B One-Step™, you have up to 72 hours (3 days) to prevent a pregnancy. However, recent research indicates that it can be taken up to 120 hours after unprotected sex. The pill […]

Is 17 too young for plan b?

23Apr09

Its interesting to note that when telling my friends about the fact that 17 year-olds can now get plan-b (emergency contraception) without a perscription several of them initially recoiled. It was an immediate reaction to the following thought process: – plan b – sex – unprotected sex – my daughter – NO! We understand. Here […]

17-year-olds in the USA can now buy Plan B without prescription

22Apr09

Today’s the Day! In compliance with the decision issued by Judge Korman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on March 23rd, the FDA will allow seventeen-year-olds to buy “morning-after” contraception known as Plan B without a doctor’s prescription–in other words, over-the-counter (otc). Men as well as women who are […]

Back from a haitus

28Jan09

Hi everyone. We are back from taking a blogging break. And what a great time to come back. Barack Obama’s inauguration brings lots of news about reproductive rights for women! Today, I read a great blog posting on one of our favorite blogs, RH Reality Check. In America, 62 million women are of childbearing age; […]

Myspace, Facebook, RSS Feeds. Oh my!

08Nov07

Oops! Plan B has gone even more interactive. We have a Myspace and a Facebook and we’d love it if you would friend us. Myspace: Go to http://www.myspace.com/oopsplanb and friend us. We’d love it if you would invite your friends to join us too! Facebook: Find us on facebook! Our name there is Choice Matters […]

Choice. Matters. (a lot)

05Nov07

Choice. Matters. You wake up in the morning, your ex is next to you in bed, you’re hung over, and as your head clears you realize you had sex, and you didn’t use a condom. Now what? The sex was great – until the condom broke. Now what? He didn’t listen when you said, “no.” […]


 

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