I noticed that some of the information in the Margaret Sanger's Disneyland chart was out-of-date. Norplant is no longer on the market (at least in the U.S.) and contraceptive sponges and IUDs aren't on the chart.* I'd be happy to help update it, but it would probably only take one of you about 5 seconds, so that's probably unnecessary.
Keep up the good work!
*Maybe IUDs aren't on there because they generally aren't recommended for younger, nulliparous women, but I still think it would be good to list them, just so people know what's out there.
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Over the next few weeks, I have a pile of articles that need updating, and that one was in the pile. I also have a big pile of devices to photograph for the piece so folks can see what they actually look like.
Our age group has changed slightly over the years, so I likely will add the IUD this time, though obviously with the note that it's not going to be suitable for many women in our readership's age.
(And if you want to help, by all means, drop me an email -- hcorinna @ mac.com will get to me the fastest. Even if not with this one particularly, I know sex ed is the direction you're going in, and we can always use more volunteer writers.)
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