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Existing and Emerging Shorter-Acting Nondaily Hormonal Contraceptives

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Over half of all pregnancies in the United States (US) are unintended; an estimated 42% of these unintended pregnancies result in induced abortion or miscarriage.1-3 Unintended pregnancies have profound adverse effects not only on maternal health, but also on infant and child health outcomes, including increased risk of low birth-weight, neonatal mortality, and infant developmental delay.4 To decrease unintended pregnancy, clinicians must collaborate with their patients to optimize correct and consistent contraceptive use.

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