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Embracing post-fertilisation methods of family planning: a call to action

In this commentary, the authors present an argument for developing a family planning method that could be used after fertilization. Such a method could be used later after sex than emergency contraceptives and could possibly be used only when a woman’s menstrual period is delayed. While there would likely be political fallout, a post-fertilization method would likely appeal to many women and thus efforts to produce such a method would be worthwhile.

Access the full abstract at J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 2013 Oct;39(4):244-6. doi: 10.1136/jfprhc-2013-100702.

  • Topic: Contraception
  • Type: Staff Publication
  • Author: Raymond, E.G., Coeytaux, F., Gemzell-Danielsson, K., Moore, K., Trussell, J., Winikoff, B.
  • Published: August 2013