IUDs Work Best for Emergency Contraceptive

Intrauterine devices, or IUDs, have been shown to be the best and most reliable emergency contraceptive for women, according to a new study published in the journal Human Reproduction. An IUD is a T-shaped plastic or copper device that is placed in a woman's uterus to prevent pregnancy. They can be left in the womb between five and 10 years, depending on the brand, but they can also be used as a means of emergency contraceptive. They should be inserted within five days of unprotected sex to...Full Story
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