IUD program leads to big decline in teen pregnancies, abortions in Colorado

By Jennifer Brown | jbrown@denverpost.com | The Denver Post

State avoided spending nearly $70 million to care for babies of low-income teens, study says.

The steep drop in teen pregnancies and abortions in Colorado since 2009 is mainly due to one thing: free, low-cost access to IUDs.

Intrauterine devices — tiny, T-shaped pieces of plastic placed in ...

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