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The Copper IUD For Emergency Contraception, A Neglected Option 

December 1, 2013

Peter Belden, writing with Cynthia C. Hopper and J. Joseph Speidel, in Contraception:

Reducing unintended pregnancy requires a multifaceted approach that includes better education about sexuality and contraception, improved access to higher-quality family planning counseling and services, and more affordable methods and services. A transition from contraceptive methods that require continuing motivation and conscientious use to long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) would markedly reduce unintended pregnancies.