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Government Report Finds Increase In Unintended Pregnancies
2012-07-25 05:36:39

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new government report recently found that an increase in cohabitation of unmarried couples is causing an increase in unintended pregnancies. The National Survey of Growth defined “unintended” pregnancies as births that were “mistimed,” occurring within or before a mother had planned on pregnancy, or “unwanted,” not wanted by the mother/the mother already had other children. In particular,...

IUDs More Effective Than The Pill At Preventing Pregnancy: Study
2012-05-24 11:00:34

[ Watch the Video ] 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. The study found that more US women got pregnant while using short-acting methods such as pills, patches and vaginal rings -- and that the highest rate of unintended pregnancies was seen in women under 21 years of age. Researchers at Washington University School...

2012-05-24 05:25:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire)–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. That´s what researchers at Washington University concluded after studying the effectiveness of long-acting reversible contraception. Birth-control pills are the most commonly used reversible contraceptive in the country, but they´re only effective if women remember to take a pill every day and...

2012-05-09 09:29:01

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. They found that IUDs had a failure rate of less than one per thousand and were a more effective form of emergency contraception than the "morning after pill". In addition, IUDs continued to protect women from unwanted pregnancy for many more years if they were left in place. The research, which is...

Mississippi Has Nation's Highest Teenage Pregnancy Average
2012-04-11 05:21:53

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the teen pregnancy rate in Mississippi is the highest in the U.S. The agency said Mississippi is more than 60 percent above the national average for teen pregnancies. The state reported 55 births per 1,000 teens aged 15 to 19 in 2010, compared to the nation's lowest teen pregnancy rate of 15.7 births per 1,000 teens. The CDC said teen birth rates were higher in the South and Southwest and lower in the Northeast and...

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