Taking a Principled Approach to the Provision of LARCs
By Monica Simpson, executive director of SisterSong, and Cindy Pearson, executive director of the National Women’s Health Network
Monica Raye Simpson is the Executive Director of SisterSong, the national Reproductive Justice collective Cindy Pearson is the Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network
There has been increased attention and funding in recent years for long-acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARCs). While LARCs are part of a well-balanced mix of contraceptive options, there are concerning practices when it comes to who is targeted for long-acting methods and the way in which counseling is provided.