Immediate postplacental insertion of an IUD is not only convenient for the patient, but also safe and effective for postpartum contraception. Here's what to be mindful of when performing the procedure following cesarean delivery.
Sexual minority women (SMW) face many of the same barriers in obtaining and using contraceptives as those described by straight women, according to new research.
A recently published study found that providers are more likely to focus on the patient's contraceptive preferences when the patient has interacted with a contraceptive decision-support tool.
Giving adolescents same-day access to long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) in a Medicaid setting may save insurers money, according to results of a new economic evaluation.
This summary of SMFM Consult Series #48 provides answers to 15 frequently asked questions about postpartum contraception.
Since hormonal contraception was introduced in the 1960s, the risks and benefits of the drugs have been the topic of considerable debate. How much do you know about the subject?
A recent population-based cohort study examined whether women with schizophrenia are at higher risk for rapid repeat pregnancy than their peers without schizophrenia.
Results from the HOPE study indicate that a monthly vaginal ring could significantly reduce HIV-1 incidence rates.
A review of more than 100 trials compared the effectiveness and safety of levonorgestrel, mifepristone, and the Yuzpe regimen for emergency contraception.
According to recent findings, a self-administered contraception could lead to improved contraceptive continuation rates and equivalent pregnancy prevention compared to provider administration.