Young women and their caregivers have birth control questions. We’re here to help you answer them.
Whether you’re seeking the latest birth control option information or resources to help patients make confident contraceptive decisions, our provider resources can assist.
The Young Women’s Contraceptive Services Program (BC4Teens) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers comprehensive, outpatient contraceptive services for adolescent girls and young women up to age 22. We provide a full spectrum of family planning services, including:
BC4Teens is not geared toward evaluation of gynecologic problems or menstrual suppression.
Use our web-based and downloadable resources to aid birth control discussions.
Visit our Resources page to view more teen- and parent-focused content. Request printed materials for your patients using the button below.
Low maintenance contraceptives, also called long acting reversible contraception (LARC), are the most effective reversible methods of birth control available to reduce unplanned teen pregnancy.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends LARC as first-line options for teens. According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, LARC are safe and appropriate contraceptive methods for most women and adolescents.
Review advantages, disadvantages, risks and additional information for each birth control method.
BC4Teens offers providers LARC and pregnancy prevention training. Staff may also serve as meeting or event guest speakers.
Interested in learning more about LARC and teens? Contact us using the Request More Information button below to schedule a lunch and learn with your office.