Recovery of fertility after use of the levonorgestrel 20 mcg/d or Copper T 380 Ag intrauterine device.

@article{Belhadj1986RecoveryOF,
  title={Recovery of fertility after use of the levonorgestrel 20 mcg/d or Copper T 380 Ag intrauterine device.},
  author={H Belhadj and Irving Sivin and Soledad Diaz and Margarita Pavez and Ana Sofia Tejada and Vivian Brache and Francisco {\'A}lvarez and Donna Shoupe and Harold J. Breaux and Daniel R. Mishell},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={1986},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={261-7}
}
Following use of either the Levonorgestrel 20 mcg/day or the TCu 380 Ag IUD in a randomized comparative study, 110 women stopped contracepting to have planned pregnancies. Pregnancy rates and recovery of fertility have been assessed. Age at acceptance, duration of use, parity and intervals between last pregnancy and IUD insertion or removal were similar for both groups. Life table pregnancy rates at one year were higher than 90 per cent for both device groups; but because some women quickly… CONTINUE READING