Everyone talks about condoms as a way to prevent pregnancy. They’re good, but nowhere near perfect. The pill is even better. But want to know what’s amazing? Intrauterine devices, or IUDs.
They were pretty rare for a long time. But they’re making a resurgence. They’re also the topic of this week’s Healthcare Triage.
For those of you who want to read more:
- Effectiveness of Family Planning Methods
- Differences in contraceptive use between family planning providers and the U.S. population: results of a nationwide survey.
- Adolescents and Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices