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Teen Birth Control: IUDs
Are an Option, Docs Say

LiveScience, by Rachael Rettner

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 3/18/2013 6:50:14 PM

More doctors should speak with their teenage patients about intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants as possible methods of birth control, a new study says. In the study, some doctors, particularly pediatricians, did not have an accurate understanding of which teens are candidates for these birth control methods, and so did not discuss these options, the researchers say. For instance, some doctors said they thought teens could have IUDs only if they´d previously been pregnant, when in fact, any sexually active teen girl can be a candidate for this type of birth control, experts say.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/18/2013 7:11:17 PM     (No. 9231788)

How about speaking with teenage boys vasectomies? /s



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pc1eszm, 3/18/2013 7:15:24 PM     (No. 9231795)

Pediatricians? Really?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: neanderthal, 3/18/2013 7:17:29 PM     (No. 9231799)

There are always options and there are also always unintended consequences. Take your pick and live with the results. The best thing for teens is to have a mother and father to teach them how to cross their legs and how to avoid being provocative. Of course if generations of pro-creators lack that experience, you end up with today´s America and that´s really hard to fix.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mamafrog, 3/18/2013 7:42:20 PM     (No. 9231824)

The strongest predictor of when teens will begin having sex is the age the age their same sex biological parent began having sex. If you adopt the child of a young teen, please be prepared. If you waited until you were twenty you can probably breathe easier.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nina584, 3/18/2013 8:04:57 PM     (No. 9231845)

IUD´s cause sterility because infection. Not a good BC option for teens.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jorgecito, 3/18/2013 8:06:18 PM     (No. 9231847)

Even if we put aside the de-moralizing effect of plying children with contraceptives, IUDs are terribly dangerous. It is all too common for them to cause intrauterine infections ... which can lead to sterility, or death.

This is astonishingly bad medical advice. But then, we already knew that what our Obama-ized medical establishment advocates is not necessarily what is good for us -- or for our children.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: kono, 3/18/2013 8:10:21 PM     (No. 9231855)

IUDs have only one intended purpose: To prevent a fertilized ovum from implanting -- i.e. to thwart the natural progression of a new human embryo. As such, in the view of Catholic moral teaching, it´s more akin to abortion than it is to condoms...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LanieLou, 3/18/2013 8:13:25 PM     (No. 9231858)

With all the NWO anti humans in control... Girls need to be warned if they ever plan to have children... Do no trust any devices or drugs....

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 3/18/2013 8:33:18 PM     (No. 9231895)

The IUD is an excellent way to kill more women. I expect they´ll be free on Obamacare.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 3/18/2013 9:22:33 PM     (No. 9231995)

Well, I guess we are admitting we have lost the war on children´s morality. Ah, why not? Better than forced secret abortions in the nurses office- right?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ramona, 3/18/2013 10:03:20 PM     (No. 9232058)

Could someone please remind me: What are the health benefits (physical, psychological, social) of sexual behavior in teens?
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 12 - Posted by: LaVallette, 3/19/2013 3:08:23 AM     (No. 9232303)

Science says that IUD´s are abortificants not contraceptives. The same applies to the Day After Pill.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: provide, 3/19/2013 8:51:04 AM     (No. 9232609)

Why don´t these libs just be honest about their Margaret Sanger roots and advocate sterilization for minorities?

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