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<p>Family planning providers should develop ways to provide contraceptives to patients in one visit (known as Quick Start) for all methods, according to the Family Planning National Training Center&rsquo;s Contraceptive Access Change Package. New research indicates that while most public-sector and private providers consider Quick Start for combined hormonal contraceptives and depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) safe for use among adolescents, fewer private providers utilize the technique.</p>

Quick Start for Teen Contraception: What’s Your Stance?