LARC

Attendance at an initial LARC follow-up visit

February 18, 2021

A retrospective chart review has concluded that less than one-third of adolescents and young adults (AYAs) attended an initial follow-up visit after long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) insertion.

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.

Awareness and use of contraceptive methods

January 01, 2021

Awareness of most types of birth control was generally high among both white and non-white women, according to a prospective study that examined racial differences in contraceptive awareness and use among women seeking care at family health centers.

Patient experience with immediate postpartum LARC program

January 01, 2021

English-speaking women were nearly four times as likely to be offered immediate postpartum long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) than Spanish-speaking Hispanic women, according to a study in the journal Women’s Health Issues.

Postpartum etonogestrel-releasing implants and depression

June 24, 2020

Rates of depression at 6 weeks postpartum among adolescents and young adults (AYA) were significantly lower in those initiating immediate postpartum etonogestrel (ENG) implants compared to other birth control methods, according to new research.