Careful, Current, and Consistent: Tips to Improve Contraceptive Use

Careful, Current, and Consistent

Many practitioners and researchers recognize the value of effective client-centered communication about contraception, and the potential impact that this interchange can have on a client’s use of contraception. The tips in this publication provide suggestions on improving current contraceptive counseling—particularly for younger clients—and offer specific ways to help these clients reduce their risk of unplanned pregnancy.

Publication date: November 2010

Author(s): James Jaccard, Ph.D.

Suggested Citation(s): Jaccard, J. (2010). Careful, Current, and Consistent: Tips to Improve Contraceptive Use. Washington, DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.