Contraceptive counseling via volunteer reproductive health educators

January 19, 2021

Initiation of more effective contraception occurred more often among patients who were seen by a volunteer reproductive health educator during routine visits at a resident obstetrics and gynecology clinic, according to a study published in Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Oral and IUD emergency contraception provision

November 25, 2020

Less than half of ob/gyns offer their patients the two most effective forms of emergency contraception -- ulipristal acetate and the copper intrauterine device (IUD) -- according to a national survey.

Study finds copper IUD and LNG-IUS can impact microbiota over time

November 12, 2020

Neither the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) nor the copper intrauterine device (IUD) impact the incidence of cellular atypia, but do interfere with the microbiota over time, according to liquid-based cervical cytology and microbiological analyses.

Contraception lessons for 2020

October 29, 2020

“Telehealth visits serve to ensure patient-centered, shared decision-making counseling, as well as allowing the provider to confirm that the patients are good candidates with no contraindications for their method of choice,” Eve Espey, MD, MPH, said.