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Prescribe morning-after pills in advance, say pediatricians

November 26, 2012

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/26/us-contraception-emergency-idUSBRE8AP04420121126

 

Source - Reuters


Wading into the incendiary subject of birth control for young teenagers, the American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday called on the nation's pediatricians to counsel all of their adolescent patients about emergency contraception and make advance prescriptions for it available to girls under 17. "We do hope that pediatricians read the policy statement and follow the recommendations," said Dr. Cora Breuner of Seattle Children’s Hospital.

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