Birth Control Earrings Bring Style & Contraception Together

Birth control can be an issue for most individuals. First of all, there are its side effects and the methods in which they’re administered, which may not be comfortable for most women.

The medical world is constantly developing ways to make different methods of birth control to suit various needs, including contraceptive gels, male birth control pills, and a silicone ring.

The latest in birth control innovation is – get this – birth control jewellery. While it’s still being developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, here is everything you need to know about a pair of earrings that prevent pregnancy.

It works like the birth control patch

 

A patch that sticks on your arm is readily available at the doctors’ but this is the first innovation of a patch that’s small enough to be hidden behind your earrings. It administers a contraceptive hormone called levonorgestrel, which is the same type of hormone as in IUD. So far, it’s proven to be 99% effective against pregnancy.

Why earrings?

Courtesy of Georgia Tech

The researchers preferred earrings because they can be designed with a flat back, and has a surface that can be pressed discreetly into the skin. Most women wear earrings every day, throughout the day. Meanwhile, some women may forget to take the pill, but more often than not, they won’t forget to put on their earrings.

That’s all you need to know – we hope to see these stylish birth control method in pharmacies soon. Just don’t take them off while you’re having sex, because that would be counterproductive.

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