There was a post right before mine asking if BC pills are really that effective. With perfect use it is, but with typical use the rates drop what seems to me to be significantly.
I was wondering, initial studies for the nuvaring and patch indicate that they might be more effective than the pill.
Just a theory, but is that probably due to it being harder to not use properly? For most the ring isnt removed at all during the 3 weeks making improper use nearly impossible. The ring can be removed up to 3 hours daily without compromising effectiveness, to make sexual intercourse more comfortable for some. But that is the only way I see it can be used incorrectly.
I dunno, just a theory I wanted some expert opinions on.
I haven't seen the studies you're referring to, but I'm guessing you've got the answer. All hormonal contraception should be extremely effective, but it's not hard for a lot of people to forget a pill or two . . .
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