Has anyone read anything about a new form of hormonal birth control currently going through FDA approval? A friend told me that it's a little "bracelet" that fits around the cervix and releases the combined hormones, and can be replaced every 28 days. Though I'm not interested in using hormonal methods myself (and boy, do I get a lot of flak for it!! ) I think this sounds like a dandy idea. You wouldn't have to take a pill every day at roughly the same time, yet if you were having problems with it, you could presumably take it out yourself, rather than being stuck with it for months or years (like with depo and norplant). The only draw back is that some (apparently many) women don't like dealing with anything inside their vaginas, but presumably there could be some kind of applicator?
Anyway, I need to file my tax forms like, right now, and a quick search for "hormonal birthcontrol bracelet" on google pulls up zip, so if anyone has/finds more information on this, I'm curious.
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