Continued Usage of Contraceptive Devices beyond Recommended Period Poses no Risk

February 9, 2015 12:22 PM

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Continued Usage of Contraceptive Devices beyond Recommended Period Poses no Risk

According to a new research, the intrauterine device (IUD) and the implant remain effective even a full year after its prescribed duration.

As per sources, doctors and health officials have only approved the use of the implant for three years and the IUD for five years. The new study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology shows that these already long-lasting forms of birth control can actually prevent pregnancy for much longe...

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