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Economy Affects Choices about Pregnancy

Written By: Susanna Smith
April 15, 2009


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.

For a comparison of the cost and effectiveness of various contraceptives visit the Association for Reproductive Health Professional’s site.

Susanna Smith is the Program Officer for Communications at the International Women’s Health Coalition. Read her bio  here .

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