Other Resources

Advocacy & Policy

Implementing Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Programs

  • Citation: Holfer, Lisa G, et al. “Implementing Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Programs.” Obstetrics & Gynecology, vol. 129, no. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 3–9., doi:10.1097/aog.0000000000001922.

Contraceptive Counseling

SisterSong and National Women’s Health Network: LARC Statement of Principles

Toolkits

ACQUIRE Project Postpartum IUD Curriculum (International focus)

  • This curriculum from the ACQUIRE Project by EngenderHealth is a clinical course emphasizing the information needed to provide safe and effective postpartum IUD (PPIUD) services. The curriculum has been designed to be used by trainers who are skilled, experienced PPIUD providers and who have previously conducted skills training. Both a Trainer’s Manual and Participant Handbook are available for download.

CARDEA Inserting LARC Immediately After Childbirth eLearning Course

  • This course addresses the indications for LARC insertion immediately following childbirth. Participants view a video demonstration showcasing correct postpartum IUD insertion technique and learn best practices for insertion and managing complications. An optional video teaches participants how to construct a model for practicing the technique.

Jhpiego Providing Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Learning Resource Package (International focus)

  • Group Based/Single Dose
    The purpose of this learning resource package is to provide health workers with a consolidated source of essential information on safe use of LARC.
  • Modular/Facility-Based
    The purpose of this learning resource package is to provide trainers, facilitators and program staff with a comprehensive resource for high-quality LARC services using a modular, facility-based approach for training, capacity building and mentorship.

State Postpartum LARC Toolkits
Several state collaboratives have created toolkits to support postpartum LARC implementation:

Do you have an idea of a resource to add? Please email pcai@acog.org.