August 2011

No co-pay for birth control? A great first step towards truly universal access

Blanchard K. No co-pay for birth control? A great first step towards truly universal access. RH Reality Check. 19 July 2011.

Contraception is a critical preventive health care tool for women and families. Contraception allows women (and their partners) to plan their pregnancies and avoid pregnancy when they don’t want to have a baby, and planned pregnancies are healthier for women and children. Women with planned pregnancies are more likely to get prenatal care and have healthy babies.