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Books, Articles and Audiovisual Materials


Books, Articles and Audiovisual Materials:

Anatomical Chart Company. Women’s Health and Wellness: An Illustrated Guide. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003.

Dailard, Cynthia.  “Understanding ‘Abstinence’: Implications for Individuals, Programs and Policies.”  The Guttmacher Report on Public Policy, December 2003.

Grimes, D.A., M.F. Gallo, V. Grigorieva, K. Nanda and K.F. Schulz. “Fertility Awareness-based Methods for Contraception.” Cochrane Review. The Cochrane Library 4, 2004.

Harrison, Polly F. and Allan Rosenfield at  Institute of Medicine, eds. Contraceptive Research, Introduction, and Use: Lessons from Norplant. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 1998.

Hatcher, Robert, James Trussell et al. Contraceptive Technology — 18th Revised Edition. New York: Ardent Media, 2004.

Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care
27 Sussex Place, Regent's Park
London NW1 4RG
(020) 7724-5681

Kumle, M. et al. “Use of oral contraceptives and breast cancer risk: The Norwegian-Swedish Women’s Lifestyle and Health Cohort Study.” Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. November 2002; 11: 1375-81.

Marchbanks P. A. et al.  “Oral Contraceptives and the Risk of Breast Cancer.”  New England Journal of Medicine. June 27, 2002; 346:2025-2032.

Newcomer, L.M. et al. “Oral contraceptive use and risk of breast cancer by histologic type.”  Int. Journal of Cancer. October 10, 2003; 106: 6: 961-4.

Singer, Katie. The Garden of Fertility: A Guide to Charting Your Fertility Signals to Prevent or Achieve Pregnancy – Naturally – and to Gauge Your Reproductive Health. New York: Avery Publishing Group, 2004.

Weschler, Toni. Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health.  New York: Perennial Currents, 2001.

WHO Reproductive Health Library (CD-ROM) Update Software


Nationwide Emergency Contraception Hotline
(888) NOT-2-LATE, 24 hours a day in English and Spanish. 
(Not2Late.com has information in English, Spanish, French and Arabic)

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