Found a great article yesterday about birth-control options after middle age. Apparently teens and women around 35 have the highest rates of unexpected pregnacy. azcentral.com reports that next to tubal ligations (or their partners' vasectomies), these are common birth-control choices for women 35 and older, says gynecologist Andrew Kaunitz of the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville.
• Low-dose oral contraceptives ("the pill").
• Transdermal patch (Ortho Evra).
• Vaginal ring (NuvaRing).
• Intrauterine devices, progestin-releasing (Mirena) or copper (ParaGard).
• Injectable progestin (Depo-Provera).
• Implant (Implanon).
If you're over 35, which birth control option are you using?
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