Obstetrics & gynaecology

Long-acting reversible contraceptives good for teens

(HealthDay)—Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) are suitable for use by adolescents, according to a Committee Opinion published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New ACOG guidance on long-acting reversible contraceptives

(HealthDay)—Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC), including implants and intrauterine devices (IUDs), are a safe and effective contraception option for many women, according to a practice bulletin published online ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

EU suspends sale of contraceptive implant

The sale of a contraceptive implant has been suspended for three months across the European Union after an Irish regulator said it was temporarily withholding renewal of the device's commercial licence.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Using birth control before starting a family

Dear Mayo Clinic: My husband and I are both in our early 20s and would like to wait about five years to begin our family. What type of birth control would you recommend? Does using birth control for a long time make it harder ...

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