If you are sexually active but not ready to start a family, there are numerous options for birth control. One of the most effective is an intrauterine device (IUD) that is placed inside the uterus in a quick procedure done in your doctor’s office or at a clinic. Once inserted, an IUD can protect youRead More
What Are the Most Effective Birth Controls?
Women who wish to plan their pregnancies or limit their family size have various birth control options. However, it’s important to know which methods are most effective and which one is best for you to avoid any complications in the future. Let’s talk about some of the most effective birth controls, their uses, and whereRead More
Everything You Need to Know about IUD Insertions
An Intrauterine Device (IUD) is a very small T-shaped device that is inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. It is a highly effective, long-term, yet reversible, type of birth control. How Does an IUD Work? An IUD is a very small, flexible, plastic device in the shape of a T that is inserted intoRead More
What to Expect After an IUD Insertion
An intrauterine device (IUD) is a T-shaped contraceptive that is inserted into the uterus by an OB/GYN (obstetrician/gynecologist). You may be familiar with Mirena, Kyleena, or Skyla, which are hormonal IUDs, meaning they release progesterone to help prevent pregnancy for up to five years. A hormone-free IUD brand is Paragard, which is wrapped in copperRead More