Embryocidal devices said to be superior forms of birth control

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reports that intra-uterine devices, DMPA injections and contraceptive implants are significantly more effective than birth control pills, patches or rings.

Brooke Winner, M.D., et al, Effectiveness of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception. N Engl J Med 2012; 366:1998-2007

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  1. The IUD, injections and implants are among those devices identified by the US Food and Drug Administration as “contraceptives,” but all can have embryocidal effects [See U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approved Methods of Birth Control; FDA approved methods of birth control: Mechanisms of action]. This point is at the heart of the opposition of many religious believers to the Obama administration’s regulation that employers must provide health insurance for them.

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