CanFASD Article Summary: Understanding Contraceptive Behaviour to Prevent Unintended Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies

Background Sexually active individuals of reproductive age are particularly at risk of unplanned alcohol-exposed pregnancies if they frequently consume alcohol and ineffectively use and/or fail

CBC: Offer free birth control for youth, Canadian Paediatric Society says

The Canadian Paediatric Society is recommending that birth control pills, condoms and all other contraceptives be made available at no cost for youth in Canada

Medical News Today: Innovative skin patch may offer long-term contraception

Researchers have devised a new technology that may soon enable women to “self-administer long-acting contraceptives” in a matter of seconds. More than 60 percent of women of

In The News: CBC, IUD most effective birth control method, Canadian pediatricians declare

Intrauterine contraception is easily the most effective method of contraception, the Canadian Paediatric Society says. (Jay Directo/AFP/Getty)   Teen girls who are sexually active should

Not Having a Baby Takes Some Health Planning Too! #FASD #prevention

For both men and women, planning to not have a baby takes some healthy thinking too—especially with 40% of pregnancies unplanned. Whether you’re a man

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