Share:
Share:

Rapid repeat pregnancy in adolescents: do immediate postpartum contraceptive implants make a difference?

Source: American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Date Published: 1/2012

Description

The purpose of this study was to determine contraceptive continuation and repeat pregnancy rates in adolescents who are offered immediate postpartum etonogestrel implant (IPI) insertion. CONCLUSION: IPI placement in adolescents has excellent continuation 1 year after delivery; rapid repeat pregnancy is significantly decreased compared with control participants.

Related Resources

Research & Data

Preventing Unintended Pregnancy: The Contraceptive CHOICE Project in Review

Source: Journal of Women's Health

Article / Website

Providing Quality Family Planning Services

Source: Centers for Disease Control

Research & Data

Adolescents and Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices (ACOG Committee Opinion)

Source: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists