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Do IUDs terminate living, viable human embryos?

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Per the medical textbook "The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology," fertilization marks the "beginning of a new human being (i.e., an embryo)," and per the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, "both prefertilization and postfertilization mechanisms of action contribute significantly to the effectiveness of all types of intrauterine devices."

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