New WHO Study Shows Two-Thirds Of Women Stopped Using Contraception, Resulting In One-Quarter Of Pregnancies Being Unintended
U.N. News: One-in-four pregnancies unplanned, two-thirds of women foregoing contraceptives
“Around two-thirds of sexually active women surveyed in a new U.N. study indicated that although they wished to avoid or postpone having children, they had stopped relying on contraception out of concern for how it was affecting their health. As a result, around a quarter of all pregnancies are unplanned. That’s according to World Health Organization (WHO) findings published on Friday…” (10/25).
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