Contraception

Contraception for women with cardiovascular disease

April 21, 2021

Early and routine contraceptive counseling for all women of reproductive age with cardiovascular disease or cardiovascular risk factors is an essential component of comprehensive cardiovascular care, according to evidence-based recommendations of contraceptive options published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).

S3E5: LARC in the time of COVID-19 and telehealth: Part 2

April 07, 2021

This video interview features Rachael Phelps, MD, Medical Director at Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, and of the Rochester LARC Initiative; and Amber Truehart, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research at the University of Chicago.

LARC in the time of COVID and telehealth: Part 1

March 31, 2021

This video interview features Rachael Phelps, MD, Medical Director at Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, and of the Rochester LARC Initiative; and Amber Truehart, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research at the University of Chicago.

Nextstellis combined oral contraceptive and endocrine markers

March 23, 2021

Limited changes occur in endocrine markers with the combined oral contraceptive Nextstellis (Mayne Pharma), according to a prospective study presented at the virtual annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) in March.

Medicaid payments for immediate postpartum LARC

March 02, 2021

Since 2012, when South Carolina's Medicaid program became the first state Medicaid program to separate payment for the immediate postpartum placement of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) from global maternity payment, a significantly greater number of mothers are using LARC, especially among adolescents.