Georgia Tech Researchers Develop Long-Acting Contraceptive Patch that Gives Women DIY Option for Birth Control

Long Acting DIY Contraceptive Patch
Professor Mark Prausnitz holds an experimental microneedle contraceptive skin patch, which could provide a new family planning option (Image: Christopher Moore/Georgia Tech, via NBC News)
Traditional methods or birth controls such as, pills and condoms usually have high failure rate, and that might be one of the reasons why 40% of pregnancies in the United States are unplanned. Read more Wearable Technology for Women and Newborns, Family Planning and Pregnancy Long-acting birth control such as implants and intrauterine devices (IUDS) […]