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Contraception Articles


One in four women failed by contraceptive

7th July 2017

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service says one in four women who had an abortion in 2016 were using contraceptives.

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Coil more effective than morning-after pill

9th September 2016

New guidance says women should be advised that a coil is more effective than morning-after pill for emergency contraception.

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Morning-after pill use rising

19th February 2013

Report says the number of US women using the morning-after pill has significantly risen in last decade.

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Contraception restrictions could cost NHS billions

6th February 2013

Report says sexual health cuts could cost the NHS £125 billion in less than 10 years.

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IUDs becoming popular

19th October 2012

Government report says long-acting intrauterine devices are increasing as form of birth control.

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'Five-day-after' pill to be sold at chemists

19th October 2012

A pill to prevent pregnancy five days after sex to be made available without prescription.

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Long-term birth control 'best for teens'

25th September 2012

Doctors say that intra-uterine devices and hormonal implants are the best way to prevent unplanned teenage pregnancies.

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Long-term contraception more effective

25th May 2012

US research finds long-term contraception is more effective than the pill.

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Women with HIV save to use hormonal contraception

20th February 2012

WHO has concluded women living with or at risk of HIV can safely use hormonal contraceptives.

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US mandates birth control subsidies

7th February 2012

Religious institutions in the United States will be required to subsidise birth control programmes.

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