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Family Planning

Bedsider

Bedsider

Bedsider

Bedsider is an online birth control support network for women 18-29 operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, a private non-profit organization. Bedsider is not funded by pharmaceutical companies. Or the government. Bedsider is totally independent and the info on it is honest and unbiased. Our goal is to help women find the method of birth control that’s right for them and learn how to use it consistently and effectively, and that's it.

BrdsNBz Text Messaging Service

BrdsNBz Text Messaging Service

BrdsNBz Text Messaging Service

The BrdsNBz Text Message Warm Line provides confidential, factually accurate answers to sexual health questions via text message. A young person simply texts a question, and a trained health educator responds within 24 hours.

Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy

Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy

Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy

Our mission is to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation.

Cardera Training & Continuing Education

Cardera Training & Continuing Education

Cardera Training & Continuing Education

We specialize in providing in-person and online interactive training and continuing education that engages the learner.

Counting it Up: The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing

Counting it Up: The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing

Counting it Up: The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing

Teen childbearing in the United States cost taxpayers (federal, state, and local) at least $9.4 billion in 2010, according to an analysis by The National Campaign. Most of the costs of teen childbearing are associated with negative consequences for the children of teen mothers, including increased costs for health care, foster care, incarceration, and lost tax revenue.

Explaining Contraception Training Tools

Explaining Contraception Training Tools

Explaining Contraception Training Tools

These are training tools designed for professionals to help increase their basic knowledge about birth control options when working with their clients. These job aids provide a brief overview for each of the full range of contraceptive methods available. This overview format includes the following:

HealtheKnowledge Online Learning

HealtheKnowledge Online Learning

HealtheKnowledge Online Learning

In this 1-hour webinar, Drs. Chelsea Polis and Rachel Urrutia will provide and overview of nomenclature and types of fertility awareness based methods (FABM), name various biomarkers used in the practice of FABM, discuss counseling skills for individuals interested in FABMs, and answer questions from the live audience.

Integrating Male Family Planning Services

Integrating Male Family Planning Services

Integrating Male Family Planning Services

This webinar focuses on integrating male family planning services.

National Training Center Resources Search

National Training Center Resources Search

National Training Center Resources Search

Search all of the National Training Center resources.

New and Noteworthy Resources from Child Trends

New and Noteworthy Resources from Child Trends

New and Noteworthy Resources from Child Trends

If your strategy to reduce teen pregnancies in your community includes reaching Latino teens, two infographics recently released by Child Trends are print-worthy and provide a lot of valuable at-a-glance information.

Pregnancy Counseling Without Bias

Pregnancy Counseling Without Bias

Pregnancy Counseling Without Bias

The goal of pregnancy options counseling is to provide non-directive, neutral, unbiased counseling to aid a client in exploring all possible pregnancy options and making the best decision at this time in the client’s life.

Pregnancy Survey

Pregnancy Survey

Pregnancy Survey

Pregnancy planning in general, and the use of birth control in particular, are directly linked to a wide array of benefits to women, men, children, and society, including fewer unplanned pregnancies, more educational and economic opportunities for young women, improved maternal and infant health, greater family wellbeing, and reduced public spending. New nationally representative public opinion polling makes clear that the overwhelming majority of the American public sees the link between deciding if and when to get pregnant and opportunity.

Reproductive Health: teleECHO Clinic

Reproductive Health: teleECHO Clinic

Reproductive Health: teleECHO Clinic

This is a partnership between the University of New Mexico’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Project ECHO, in collaboration with the New Mexico Department of Health, Family Planning Program.

Standard Days Method Online Training

Standard Days Method Online Training

Standard Days Method Online Training

The Standard Days MethodOnline Training is a self-instructional coursedesigned to offer healthcare professionals a comprehensiveorientation on how to counsel clients in the StandardDays Method® (SDM) of family planning.

Stay Teen

Stay Teen

Stay Teen

They are the science and research people. Their goal is to give you the facts without adding any of their own thoughts or feelings; they are unbiased and open to a variety of viewpoints on these very sensitive issues.

Taking a Brief Sexual History & Using the Information for Risk Reduction Interventions

Taking a Brief Sexual History & Using the Information for Risk Reduction Interventions

Taking a Brief Sexual History & Using the Information for Risk Reduction Interventions

This webinar requires the WebEx player to playback.

Teen Pregnancy Information for Parents

Teen Pregnancy Information for Parents

Teen Pregnancy Information for Parents

Teens consistently say that parents—not peers, not partners, not popular culture—most influence their decisions about relationships and sex. This section has some tips and scripts to help parents have an 18-year conversation with their kids about relationships, love, sex, and birth control.

Teen Pregnancy Polling Data 2015

Teen Pregnancy Polling Data 2015

Teen Pregnancy Polling Data 2015

Nearly all adults age 18-45 say they have all the information they need to avoid an unplanned pregnancy. Almost all say they have heard of birth control pills and condoms and most say they have heard about the most effective methods of contraception (long-acting, reversible contraception or LARC).

Teen Pregnancy Quiz

Teen Pregnancy Quiz

Teen Pregnancy Quiz

The best time to think about how you handle a tough decision about sex is before you have to make it. Take this quiz and see how you’d react.

Title X Funded Family Planning Project Program Requirements

Title X Funded Family Planning Project Program Requirements

Title X Funded Family Planning Project Program Requirements

These recommendations, called Providing Quality Family Planning Services, define what family planning services to offer during a health care visit, and describe how to provide them—to women and men. The Title X Program Requirements focus on Title X statutory and regulatory policies.

Why Teen Pregnancy Matters

Why Teen Pregnancy Matters

Why Teen Pregnancy Matters

Nearly all teen pregnancies are unplanned. That is, teens say they did not want to get pregnant or cause a pregnancy. That alone is reason enough to care about preventing teen pregnancy. But, it is also the case that teen pregnancy is closely linked to a host of other critical social issues. Visit this website to learn more.