Latest Unintended pregnancy Stories
Sex education has had little to no effect on teen pregnancy rates, which have remained essentially unchanged over the past four decades, claims the author of a controversial new study.
The researchers, from the Guttmacher Institute in New York, base their findings on feedback data from almost 9,500 women who had an abortion in 2008 (Abortion Patient Survey), in the light of 11 "disruptive" events, and the links between these, poverty, and contraceptive use.
A new government report recently found that an increase in cohabitation of unmarried couples is causing an increase in unintended pregnancies.
In a new study of birth control methods and unintended pregnancies, researchers have found that the pill is the most popular method of contraception used in the US, however it may not be the most effective.
Nearly half of all unintended pregnancies in the United States are due to contraceptive failure, and it’s largely because of inconsistent or incorrect use.
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) should be used routinely to provide emergency contraception, according to the authors of the first systematic review of all available data from the past 35 years.
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