Research from the University of Utah and Planned Parenthood shows evidence that the hormonal intrauterine device or LNG-IUD is an effective option for both long-term and emergency contraception. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with Dr. David Turok and what his team’s research means for women and OBGYN practice.
Heartwarming images show a newborn holding his mum’s coil that failed to prevent a pregnancy. Paula dos Santos Escudero Alvarez, 32, gave birth to Bernado on July 4 in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Paula, already a mum to one, had been using the birth control – called an intrauterine device (IUD) but better known as the coil – for three years.