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Bayer HealthCare has successfully concluded the decentralized European registration procedure for its new transparent low dose contraceptive patch (gestodene/ethinylestradiol). The Health Authorities ...
Among women currently using contraception, the most commonly used methods were the pill (25.9%, or 9.7 million women), female sterilization (25.1%, or 9.4 million women), the male condom (15.3%, or 5....
Although there are numerous contraception options, not all are appropriate for every person. Certain characteristics or medical conditions should be considered when a health-care provider is counselin...
Contraceptive use is suboptimal among many women, in particular those with certain medical conditions, a new study has suggested. Medscape Medical News
[CDC, Office of Women's Health, Health Matters for Women] Update to CDC’s U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2010: Revised Recommendations for the Use of Contraceptive Methods During the Postpartum Period
CDC assessed evidence regarding the safety of combined hormonal contraceptive use during the postpartum period. These updated recommendations state that postpartum women should not use combined hormon...
(HealthDay)—All women at risk of unwanted pregnancy should be counseled on all contraceptive options, including long-acting reversible contraception (LARC), according to a Committee Opinion publishe...
Women who have a breakthrough pregnancy during oral contraceptive use are unlikely to have a fetus with a major birth defect, according to a new study. Medscape Medical News
BERLIN, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Germany's Bayer has filed for marketing approval in the European Union and the United States for its new five-year contraceptive, it said on Friday.
To explore the knowledge and attitudes underlying contraceptive use and non-use among Tongan adults and investigate the potential acceptability of contraceptive implants.
Studies show immediate postpartum (PP) insertion increases use of contraceptive implants and intrauterine devices (IUDs). Our objective was to compare the satisfaction and continuation rates of the tw...
Most studies of contraceptive behavior rely on cross-sectional data and are unable to adequately measure fluctuations in contraceptive use or changes in circumstances and attitudes that are likely to ...
Family planning expansion has been identified as an impetus to harnessing Nigeria's demographic dividend. However, there is a need for data to address pockets of inequality and to better understand cu...
The primary objective of this study is to characterize the need for contraceptive services and contraceptive method use among women with young children presenting to child health clinics. A secondary ...