Tag Archives: Oral Contraceptives

Teen and Birth Control Pills

OTC OC Follow Up

Last month I wrote a blog about how oral contraceptives (OC’s) might be sold as over-the-counter (“OTC”) medications without a doctor’s prescription. A few days later The New York Times published an article about this topic and the use of emergency contraceptives. The article addressed…

Teen and Birth Control Pills


The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recently released a committee opinion regarding over-the-counter access (meaning you don’t need a prescription) to oral contraceptives. When I first read this I thought about how beneficial this would be for teens who might be worried if their…