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

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


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.

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