Bedsider aims to make contraception cool

November 2011
Contemporary Sexuality;Nov2011, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p8
The article looks at Bedsider, a website and text messaging service from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy which offers information and scheduling services for birth control and sexual health.


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