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Can you trust the nuvaring?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
99%: It is 99% effective in reducing pregnancy.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Although the perfect use effectiveness is about 99%, the real world "typical use" effectiveness is the same as birth control pills, unfortunately. It's about 85-90%.
Apr 12, 2014

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