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Emergency Contraception (cont.)

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Organizations

Emergency Contraception Website
Phone: 1-888-NOT-2-LATE (1-888-668-2528)
Web Address: ec.princeton.edu

This Web site provides information about emergency contraception. This includes the correct use, effectiveness, and expected side effects of emergency contraception, along with how regular contraceptive pills can be used for emergency contraception. The Web site is operated by the Office of Population Research at Princeton University and by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.

A searchable database of emergency contraceptive providers in the United States is also available.


Planned Parenthood's Emergency Contraceptive Page
Phone: 1-800-230-PLAN or 1-800-230-7526
Web Address: www.plannedparenthood.org/ec

This site offers resources for emergency contraception, including birth control pills available for this use and their side effects, the use of an intrauterine device (IUD), and a fact sheet.

Information on this site is also provided in Spanish.


References

Citations

  1. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2010). Emergency contraception. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 112. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 115(5): 1100–1109.

  2. Glasier AF, et al. (2010) Ulipristal acetate versus levonorgestrel for emergency contraception: A randomised non-inferiority trial and meta-analysis. Lancet, 375(9714): 555–562.

  3. Stewart F, et al. (2007). Emergency contraception. In RA Hatcher et al., eds., Contraceptive Technology, 19th ed., pp. 87–112. New York: Ardent Media.

Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2005). Policy statement: Emergency contraception. Pediatrics, 116(4): 1026–1035.

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2010). Emergency contraception. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 112. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 115(5): 1100–1109.

  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (2013). FDA approves Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive without a prescription for women 15 years of age and older. FDA News Release, April 30, 2013. Available online: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm350230.htm.

  • Stewart F, et al. (2007). Emergency contraception. In RA Hatcher et al., eds., Contraceptive Technology, 19th ed., pp. 87–112. New York: Ardent Media.

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