When it comes to effective birth control for teens, “the pill” might be considered a reproductive relic.
An updated policy statement released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests doctors counsel teens about the advantages of other birth control options — like intrauterine devices (IUDs) or birth control implants — before the pill. 517 more words
BOSTON (CBS) – The nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group is making new recommendations to prevent teen pregnancy. The American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending IUDs and implants as first line options for preventing pregnancy in adolescents. 244 more words