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U.S. teen pregnancy and birth rates have declined dramatically over the past two decades and are now at historic lows. Even so, U.S. rates of teen childbearing remain far higher than in other comparable countries.
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As of 2015, the teen birth rate was 22 births per 1,000 teen girls (age 15-19). Since its peak in 1991, the teen birth rate declined by 64%.
There is a large unmet need for contraception in the United States, and…we need to look for ways to make contraception more available for women who want it.
If you have no intent on becoming pregnant for whatever reason, you should have really good forms of birth control, because this [threat of Zika] is not the time for unintended pregnancy.
The majority of adults in the United States—Republicans and Democrats alike—support policies that make it easier for teens and those age 18 and older to get the full range of birth control methods.
Up against bad PR and a lack of awareness, reproductive health groups are leading the charge to make the IUD a first line of defense against unplanned pregnancy. It won't be easy.
The more that was done to teach about LARCS, subsidize them, and make them immediately available, the greater the uptake and benefits.
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