Advance Supply of Emergency Contraception: Effect on Use and Usual Contraception – A Randomized Trial
Description of Resource:
This report examines a study designed to evaluate whether advance provision of emergency contraception increases its use and/or adversely affects usual contraceptive practices. Advance provision of emergency contraception significantly increased use without adversely affecting use of routine contraception. It is safe and appropriate to provide emergency contraception to all postpartum women before discharge from the hospital.