As the media has picked up on lately, the faltering economy affects everything from new home purchases to our most intimate decisions about having children. In this recession, many women are making difficult choices to postpone pregnancy because they simply can’t afford another child.
- Doctors see economic impact on abortion, birth control
- Some clinics are seeing more Minnesotans, worried about finances, coming in for IUDs or even vasectomies.
- Family planning may suffer as economy declines
For a comparison of the cost and effectiveness of various contraceptives visit the Association for Reproductive Health Professional’s site.