Let's talk about what really happens when IUDs fail.  Yes, it can happen. It's very rare, but the failure rate of a hormonal IUD is about 0.2%.

Yes, it can happen. It's very rare, but the failure rate of a hormonal IUD is about 0.2%.

Let's talk about what really happens when IUDs fail. Yes, it can happen. It's very rare, but the failure rate of a hormonal IUD is about 0.2%.

Yep, the hormonal IUD can certainly lessen your period!

Yep, the hormonal IUD can certainly lessen your period!

Non-hormonal IUD that is good long term yet reversible contraception that can be used for unto 10 years.

Non-hormonal IUD that is good long term yet reversible contraception that can be used for unto 10 years.

Is it safe to use a hormonal IUD (Mirena, Skyla, Linetta) while you're breastfeeding? How will it affect you, your baby, and you breast milk supply?

Can You Use A Hormonal IUD (Mirena) If You're Breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use a hormonal IUD (Mirena, Skyla, Linetta) while you're breastfeeding? How will it affect you, your baby, and you breast milk supply?

U.S. women will soon have another option when looking for long-acting reversible birth control (that's LARC for short). Today, the FDA approved the Liletta intrauterine device, a hormonal IUD that's already in use in Europe. Like the hormonal IUDs...

A New Long-Lasting Birth Control Method Is Hitting The Market

U.S. women will soon have another option when looking for long-acting reversible birth control (that's LARC for short). Today, the FDA approved the Liletta intrauterine device, a hormonal IUD that's already in use in Europe. Like the hormonal IUDs...

Mirena IUD - a progestin-only hormone IUD that gives you up to 5 years of pregnancy protection.

The Low-Down on the Mirena IUD

Mirena IUD - a progestin-only hormone IUD that gives you up to 5 years of pregnancy protection.

A hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) is a T-shaped plastic frame that releases a type of progestin which thickens the cervical mucus to prevent sperm from reaching or fertilizing an egg, reported Mayo Clinic. The IUD is inserted into the uterus for long-term birth control. It’s effective for at least five years.

A hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) is a T-shaped plastic frame that releases a type of progestin which thickens the cervical mucus to prevent sperm from reaching or fertilizing an egg, reported Mayo Clinic. The IUD is inserted into the uterus for long-term birth control. It’s effective for at least five years.

IUD long term contraceptive option. two types:   Copper IUD: Paragard. Hormone free. Works by impairing the mobility of the sperm and making it difficult for a fertilized egg to implant. Needs to be replaced after 10 years. May cause a heavier period.   Hormonal IUD: Mirena. Works by thickening the cervix mucous and thins the lining of the uterus, as well as a low dose of progesterone inhibiting ovulation. Needs to be replaced after 5 years. May decrease period flow.

IUD long term contraceptive option. two types: Copper IUD: Paragard. Hormone free. Works by impairing the mobility of the sperm and making it difficult for a fertilized egg to implant. Needs to be replaced after 10 years. May cause a heavier period. Hormonal IUD: Mirena. Works by thickening the cervix mucous and thins the lining of the uterus, as well as a low dose of progesterone inhibiting ovulation. Needs to be replaced after 5 years. May decrease period flow.

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