Awareness of intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants is high among women of reproductive age, but not as high for DMPA and oral contraceptives, according to a recent study.
Provider training boosted screening and education of teens but efforts to boost update of long-acting reversible contraception were less successful.
Counseling strategies that target women initiating a contraception method, including structured counseling on side effects, tend to increase contraceptive continuation, according to research from BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health.
Research from Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive indicates that school-based health centers offering comprehensive reproductive services leads to substantially fewer teenage pregnancies, abortions and births.
Older women with preeclampsia have a 50% higher risk for spontaneous or iatrogenic preterm birth than younger women with preeclampsia, according to research from AOGS.
Normal-weight women who lose body mass between the start of their first and second live pregnancies are much more likely to deliver prematurely in the latter pregnancy, according to new research from PLOS One.
Reproductive-aged women with at least one chronic health condition were twice as likely to use highly effective contraception than women without a chronic condition, according to new research.
Research from Contraception indicates that a new counseling strategy could lead to enhanced patient satisfaction with their birth control method.
Women who reach menopause before age 40 may have an increased risk for subsequent cardiovascular disease, according to research from JAMA.
New research has found that the role of hormone therapy (HT) in menopausal patients with breast cancer and gynecologic malignancies is a mixed bag.