Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) use among sexually active female adolescents in Rochester, New York, rose from about 4% before a local community intervention to roughly 24% after the initiative.
A new study in Obstetrics & Gynecology found postpartum contraception causes a significant amount of psychosocial stress among women with unintended pregnancies .
New research indicates that a significant number of romantic male partners hold misconceptions regarding the safety of a post-placental intrauterine device (IUD) in breastfeeding mothers.
Obese women who used the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) were nearly three times as likely to achieve a complete response to progestin treatment, and saw a significant reduction in risk of progression to cancer, according to new research.
Online communication provides an empowering environment for the exchange of accurate and useful contraceptive information, when based on real user experiences, according a recent study from Contraception.
Findings from a study in The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health indicate a variation in virulence among Candida species in reaction to IUD use.
When long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) was offered to teenage mothers prior to hospital discharge, it drastically reduced the rate of rapid repeat pregnancy, according to a study of adolescents in Indiana.
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.
The LNG-IUS and IUD are both highly effective, but one is associated with changes in uterine artery blood flow.