In book 2 of this 3-part series, we are pleased to present an extensive collection of adolescent health articles that address contraception and sexuality education, counseling the pregnant adolescent patient, confidential care when considering abortion, HPV trends, providing care after sexual assault. Types of reproductive health services can vary based on race and ethnicity. Help close care gaps by providing essential care to students conducive to their circumstances, comfort levels, and sense of empowerment. Available for purchase at https://shop.aap.org/pediatric-collections-adolescent-health-care-part-2-reproductive-health-paperback/
Despite signiﬁcant declines over the past 2 decades, the United States continues to have teen birth rates that are signiﬁcantly higher than other industrialized nations. Use of emergency contraception can re-duce the risk of pregnancy if used up to 120 hours after unprotected intercourse or contraceptive failure and is most effective if used in the ﬁrst 24 hours.