Can you get pregnant on the implant? What happens if it expires?

hand holding pregnancy test

What’s the lowdown? The implant (Nexplanon) is more than 99% effective so the chances of getting pregnant with the implant in your arm is fewer than 1 in 100 – those chances increase if it isn’t replaced after 3 years A common side effect of the implant is lighter or fewer periods – so if […]

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