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.
Most physicians consider the practice safe for adolescents, but a recent survey indicates there is still a training and education gap that must be filled.
Physicians and pregnant patients with OUD may have a communication disconnect when it comes to postpartum contraception counseling.
This month’s quiz reviews two types of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC): a contraceptive implant and an intrauterine device (IUD).
A study looks at success with IUDs and implants post-abortion.
Very few low-income women in Texas are receiving their desired method of contraception at their first postpartum visit, leaving them vulnerable to unintended pregnancy.
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are a highly effective form of long-acting reversible contraception but insertion can be associated with discomfort. In a new study, researchers from Pennsylvania sought to quantify the impact of the procedure on IUD satisfaction in younger women.