Besides routinely offering postpartum LARC to their patients, ob/gyns must advocate for policies that support these devices.
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.
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.
Medicaid patients are less likely to receive sterilization at time of cesarean, and the reason may surprise you.
Hysteroscopic removal of intrauterine devices (IUDs) during the first trimester is a viable option for patients who wish to continue their pregnancy, according to a presentation at the AAGL 2019 Global Conference.
A JAMA Psychiatry prospective cohort study found that scores for depression were higher among younger adolescents who used oral contraceptives (OCs) than those who did not, but the connection did not remain when all included age groups of the study were combined.
Continuation rates for long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) were high in a group of adolescent and young adult (AYA) women, according to a retrospective chart review in the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.
A recent presentation at the 2019 American Society for Reproductive Medicine Scientific Congress & Expo compared female sexual function (FSF) in three progestin-only contraceptives (POCs) among first-time users.