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For Whitney, the desire to eventually have kids sparked a search for a new type of birth control. Another IUD would prevent pregnancy for too long and she needed an alternative until she was ready for children. In 2020, she finally found an option she liked: a new vaginal ring called Annovera developed by TherapeuticsMD. But there was an issue. After changing jobs, her insurance plan denied coverage.

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