The Morning-After Pill Persuasive Essay by hicaliber

The Morning-After Pill
This paper discusses the use of the morning after pill, or the emergency contraceptive pill, in the United States.
# 95307 | 892 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper describes the use and availability of the emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) in the US. The writer argues in favor of this contraceptive method, citing statistics that demonstrate its need and benefit. Also discussed is recent legislation regarding ECP and FDA approval of various types of this drug. The author also details the confusion and misinformation associated with ECP. The author concludes that emergency contraception pills are a safe and effective method of preventing unplanned pregnancies.

Statement of the Problem
Background of the Problem

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Trussell J, Stewart F. The effectiveness of postcoital contraception. Fam Plann Perspect 1992;24:262-264
  • "Interim Meeting (Access to Emergency Contraception)". December 2000. Accessed September 26, 2006.
  • Steiner M, Piedrahita C, Joanis C, Glover L, Spruyt A. Condom breakage and slippage rates among study participants in eight countries. Int Fam Plann Perspect 1994;20:55-8.
  • Glasier A, Thong KJ, Dewar M, Mackie M, Baird DT. Mifepristone (RU 486) compared with high-dose estrogen and progestogen for emergency postcoital contraception. N Engl J Med 1992;327:1041-1044

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