An estimated 225 million women in developing countries would like to delay or stop childbearing but are not using any method of contraception. (Source: WHO)
Dr Seuss included the word ‘contraceptive’ in a draft of his children’s book Hop on Pop to make sure his publisher was paying attention.
IUDs are more than 99% effective, and can work for up to 12 years (copper). (Source: Planned Parenthood)