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The Fog Zone: How Misperceptions, Magical Thinking, and Ambivalence Put Young Adults at Risk for Unplanned Pregnancy


Half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned. Cost and access barriers can make contraception hard to secure and some women become pregnant unintentionally due to a contraceptive failure. But there are other barriers and explanations such as fear, misinformation and ambivalence. These factors were explored in a new national survey on contraceptive and fertility knowledge and form the basis of this Fog Zone report. uthor

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals - Curricula Organizer for Reproductive Health Education (CORE)


The Curricula Organizer for Reproductive Health Education (CORE) is a rich database of peer-reviewed, evidence-based teaching materials. It is an open access tool that anyone can use at any time free of charge. The curricuA


One Key Question Website


The One Key Question® Initiative (OKQ) is the Oregon Foundation for Reproductive Health’s groundbreaking, yet simple, solution to making Oregon women and families healthier and ensure that more pregnancies are wanted, planned, and as healthy as possible. OKQ encourages all primary care providers to routinely ask women about their reproductive health needs and has been endorsed by 30  professional organizations and associations across Oregon and the country.Key Question