Impact of immediate postabortal insertion of intrauterine contraception on repeat abortion.

@article{Goodman2008ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of immediate postabortal insertion of intrauterine contraception on repeat abortion.},
  author={Suzan R Goodman and Sarah K Hendlish and Matthew F Reeves and Anne F Foster-Rosales},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2008},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={143-8}
}
BACKGROUND Of the 1.3 million abortions performed annually in the United States, approximately half are repeat procedures. Immediate postabortal intrauterine device (IUD) insertion is a safe, effective, practical and underutilized intervention that we hypothesize will significantly decrease repeat unintended pregnancy and abortion. STUDY DESIGN All women receiving immediate postabortal IUD insertion in eight clinics of a Northern California Planned Parenthood agency during a 3-year period… CONTINUE READING