More U.S. women choosing IUDs for birth control: study

(Reuters) – A growing number of U.S. women appear to be opting for intrauterine devices (IUDs) as their birth control method, with the number more than doubling in just two years in one study. Researchers, whose findings were published in the journal Fertility & Sterility, said this is good news, since IUDs and contraceptive implants are the most effective forms of reversible birth control. But in the United States they are still far from popular, with use lagging well behind birth control pills and condoms. The study found that in 2009, 8.5 percent of U.S. …
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