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Adolescent and Young Adult Menstrual Poverty: A Barrier to Contraceptive Choice
Bronwyn S. Bedrick, MD, MSCI, Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, Sarah Polk, MD, ScM, MHS, 2023. "Adolescent and Young Adult Menstrual Poverty: A Barrier to Contraceptive Choice", Pediatric Collections: Adolescent Health Care Part 2: Reproductive Health, American Academy of Pediatrics
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When N.S. last came to clinic, she was planning her future after high school. Like many 18-year-olds in our care, she was thoughtful and hopeful. She was sexually active and wanted to avoid pregnancy for many years. She relied on condoms for contraception and used emergency contraception once.