A 53-year-old member asked:
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Are there any new birth control options?

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Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A couple: There is a new type of patch on the horizon; and a new intrauterine contraceptive (very similar to mirena). Otherwise, the old standbys: ocps, the patch, nuvaring, Depo Provera shots, Nexplanon implant and Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud and paragard iud. Also, of course: condoms, female sponge, spermicidal jelly, diaphragms...
Answered on Jan 29, 2015
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