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The intrauterine device, or IUD, was the contraceptive of choice for 6.4 percent of American women aged 15-44 from 2011 to 2013, according to a report published Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though the IUD, a small, T-shaped device implanted in the uterus, is far behind more popular methods of birth control. But intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants, both types of long-acting reversible contraceptives, are close on the heels of these other forms of birth control, with 7.2 percent of women using them. “Use of long-acting reversible contraceptives is becoming more popular.

Not only is it the most effective of the three options, but about 80% of women keep the IUD inserted as birth control for up to 10 years. Since 2015, the ACOG has publicly considered the IUD and other long-lasting birth control methods “the most effective and safe forms of reversible contraception.”. Oct. 18, 2012 While the use of long-acting intrauterine devices (IUDs) is increasing, 1 in 9 women at risk for unintended pregnancies is not using any birth contro.

Few things are more complex than choosing birth control. There are so many options, and each has its own pros and cons. One option that has many advantages but isn’t used much in the United States is the IUD, or intrauterine device.This post describes what an IUD is, how they work, iud. The intrauterine device (IUD) is a small T-shaped device that is used as a method of birth control designed for insertion into a woman’s uterus. Having an IUD means that changes occur in the uterus that make it difficult for fertilization and implantation of an egg.

IUDs also have been referred to as “intrauterine contraception. If you are looking for birth control options, you may want to try out IUD, which is becoming a very popular form of contraceptive, particularly among younger demographics. Though pills and condoms are still the most widely used methods.

An IUD is a safe and effective method of birth control that’s completely fine to use while breastfeeding. It won’t affect your milk supply. An IUD is also wonderfully low maintenance.

Hormonal intrauterine devices (IUD) and hormonal implants are the most effective forms of reversible birth control. Once inserted, the hormonal implant and hormonal IUD.

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The effectiveness of the copper IUD is enhanced by the copper ions released into the uterine cavity with possible mechanisms including inhibition of sperm transport and prevention of implantation; this IUD is effective for at least 10 yr.

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Current IUDs available in the United States (the copper IUD and the levonorgestrel-releasing IUD) are extremely safe for use in the majority of women, including nulliparous women.

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Worldwide, IUDs are the most widely used reversible method of contraception.28 Two types of IUDs are currently available in the United States: copper-containing devices and a hormone-containing device that releases progesterone.

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IUDs are more effective than any other contraceptive method except Nexplanon and male sterilization.

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IUDs are among the safest, most effective, and least expensive reversible contraceptives available.

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Like the ParaGard, the Mirena IUD is a flexible plastic device shaped like a “T” but, rather than containing copper, it contains progestin, which as we already know usually blocks ovulation and thickens the woman’s cervical mucus.

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This made many women reluctant to use the IUD and to prefer some less reliable form of contraception.

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However, newer IUDs are widely used and considered safe and reliable.

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Both types of IUDs are extremely effective at preventing pregnancy (over 99%); the copper type can remain in place as long as 12 years, whereas the hormonal type must be replaced every 3 to 5 years.

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Intrauterine devices (IUDs) had only been introduced in the early 1960s and did not have the popularity yet of diaphragms.

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  • I had IUD for 10 years no problem but when the doctor removed she noticed it was broken. I have to check where is the rest of IUD by x ray AND remove it…

  • Had paraguard for 2 months. I couldn’t workout without getting massive, crippling cramps in between periods. My actual period.. it didn’t really have a definite end or beginning… it just happened within a 15 day span. I had back pain, trouble sleeping because of random cramping and depression because it literally stopped my lofe. It was all around a terrible thing for me. As soon as it came out I felt a physical AND mental relief. Works for some. Not for me. Never again

  • This is going on my third IUD and I love it! I only wanted one child so now my husband and i can relax and just enjoy sex. I’m also loving only having a menses once a year.

  • I’ve researched that this form of birth control does first of all prevents fertilization. However, it also works to prevent fertilized eggs from implanting when fertilization does occur. Just food for thought as you wrestle through birth control with your husband. I went off it when I found out, because I didn’t want to unintentionally kill a fertilized egg just because it was convenient for me and my husband. It’s a tricky rope to walk as a Christian, but definitely something to think and pray critically through.

  • I’ve talked to my best friend and three other women who used it who said they all loved it. One woman said it decreased her mood swings, and the hormonal psychological issues that comes with oral birth control. And my best friend said while she had mild cramps it wasn’t that bad. I know that since this is a brand new BC method for westerners, there is going to be a whole bunch of people in the comments posting hearsay horror stories that may or may not even happened or was extremely exaggerated, but I would advised the impressionable women on this page to not be afraid of the unknown and actually do your research on this method, its popularity in other countries, and its ups and downs in comparison to oral BC. Be honest with yourself, talk with other women, sit down and consider if you really want to be paying thousands of dollars a year to avoid a pregnancy, or have constantly worry if you took your contraception pill that day you have intercourse. The reality is that you will forgot, companies know this, and that’s why there are options like “Plan B” emergency contraception. But again, is that something you want to worry about?

  • I’m 19..I have one! The copper one because it doesnt mess with your period. And ive never had children.. it hurt so bad when they put it in but not anymore! I dont have to worry about pregnancy anymore muajaa

  • I had a hormonal IUD inserted when I was 17, 4 years ago. It is definitely the best decision I have ever made so far. It will still work for another year until I have to remove it, and i plan on replacing it with another. I didn’t / don’t have to worry about ruining my life (or at least putting it on hold) by getting pregnant at such a young age. The pill was not working for me, condoms aren’t very reliable, and I wanted a longer term solution. As a bonus, IUDs are cheaper in the long run than other forms (but mine was free, thanks Canada!) I did my research and went to the physician looking for an IUD. They weren’t very familiar with IUDs and suggested I try another method because of my age, but I knew this was the best for me. I recommend an IUD to every woman, no matter the age or relationship status, every chance I get.

  • I’ve had the mirena IUD for 5 years now and I’m going next week to get a new one (mine expired). I HIGHLY recommend. A little painful to get inserted but so worth it to not have to worry about anything for 5 years.:)

  • What about the commercials which say quickly at the end. “May cause infertility”. I understand 1970 one caused issues and some women blame them when it was themselves all along. But if they say that even a small chance it’s the devices fault. Am not trying it.

  • I got pregnant on an IUD. I guess it was meant to be and now that I’m not freaking out over it, i realize that it was a good timing for us

  • I would like to and ask a question that many women I’m sure have been asking for quite some time. Why do we have menstrual cramps, backache’s, headaches and generally, symptoms? Just, why?

  • Well I just got it taken out because that shit hurt so bad, the worst pain I’ve ever experienced. It also destroyed all feeling of orgasm, which decreased my sex drive. So yeah, I got that shit taken out, and I felt that shit taken out and instantly the pain was gone, pain I didn’t even realize I had, just gone.

  • I’m on my second iud the best choice i made in my life. After having my second child i did not went to go the pill again and i thought i go with the iud five years ago

  • Well that’s bull crap because, I had pelvic inflammatory disease and I did not have an sexually transmitted disease as I was check for all of them and was negative, also my hormone coil penetrated my womb lining and caused me a lot of problems, I’d never have one again and I would not recomend them to anyone

  • Because you lose hair you get really bad headaches you get periods for more than three weeks and this is all what happened to me and you actually start looking older

  • I’m on my second iud and never really had any issues with it. The first iud made me bleed for a while after I got it put in but then that stopped. I don’t really get much of a period which I am not complaining about at all.

  • The Speculum is Gross, Like women that Use Dildo’s, you better Keep it TINY! or your stretching out your Goods…. and thats no bueno…
    Male gynecologist are Gross Too!
    hoes are gross too

  • IF there is an issue about the IUD, it would be more in lines with moral perspective/beliefs with individuals, which you cannot legislate, not safety or health issues. It does NOT protect an individual from infectious diseases however. In my book, it is a WIN-WIN, especially given how inconsistent young people are, difficult to routinely afford and access birth control, and remember to USE birth control when one has it. I had an IUD installed back in the late 1960s with NO ill effect. Never an issue, never had to worry about pill side effects, access, or costs as a 16 year old minor and later adult. No scarring, no pregnancy issues, no birthing issues.

  • I had the copper IUD the first time for 9 yrs the insertion was painful since I have no kids but it was worth not worrying about taking pills I had it removed since it expelled from my uterus went back a couple months later got another one had that for 3 yrs and that one was embedded in my uterine wall my body doesn’t do good with hormones at all so now I have made an appointment to get another one I know silly me but I just had a pregnancy scare last month every birth control comes with risk and side effects don’t let my experience deter you from getting an IUD me personally I love it and it lasts up to 12 yrs so you can’t beat that if you have any comments or questions feel free to ask away

  • I have the copper IUD!
    Loveeee mine
    Getting mine in made me more nauseous but it wasn’t a HUGE deal.
    Definitely had cramps for a couple days afterwards.
    Periods are a little heavier but way shorter.

    Worth it for no surprise babies and not having to worry about pills everyday.

  • I’m a guy and I say just maybe. Hear me out! Just maybe guys should also take some preventative measures such as condoms? Or take an infertility pill as well? You know… Share the burden maybe? Why all the pressure on Women to prevent unwanted pregnancy?

  • The copper iud caused me heavy blood loss my left side felt like my overt was popping so bad I almost passed out I had feeling like a wrecking ball in my internals all the doctors said no not the coil it destroyed sexy life for two years honestly girls stay on the pill

  • Actually, IUDs aren’t “popular” in China, the reason so many women have it there is because from the 1980s to 2014, women were forced to have them put in after having their first child to enforce China’s one-child policy. And IUDs in China aren’t the same as elsewhere in the world. Because they didn’t want women removing them, they designed them or altered them to be difficult to be removed so women would have to go through surgery to get them removed.

  • Type this into YouTube and watch this first before you get one, (Thousands of women complain about dangerous complications from Mirena IUD birth control )           ( RTV6 The Indy Channel)

  • I love love love my mirena. My husband and I do not want children, and this has been our best option to prevent it. Most painful thing I’ve ever experienced (and I’ve broken many bones, once I broke my arm while palpating a cow). But after a few days just had mild to moderate cramping.

  • I want to get one, but luckily I live in the Netherlands. From the stories I read and saw on video I am happy I don’t live in the US. I searched for a video that demonstrates how it gets placed and I found a video in which the doctor almost stabbed the woman’s cervix with the applying stick before actually going through the hole.

  • I have been thinking about doing the iud but I have seen things about woman having to get surgery because of them floating up to your stomach what are your thoughts on that?

  • I had the copper one and it’s most painful, uncomfortable thing ever…
    periods was like a waterfall…
    so I had removed after 6 years of suffering, now I need my husband to have a vasectomy!

  • I’m from Vietnam. Before my country more poor, ppl uneducation well, that’s why breed a lot kid, keep poor & uneducation, keep repeat & repeat.
    But last 30year till now, with all help education about birth control it help alot.
    I don’t know why many white, black women complain this, but it’s work at least 99,9% here in Vietnamese not just fews ppl or fews case but a lot, it’s cheap & not harmful to body.
    I hope this IUD go to many poor, far mountain place in all the world to help poor, uneducation, this IUD need popular in Africa to help black women there.
    I’m young, not married or have kid yet. But all women I know use this for many year and they don’t have any harm problem. My uncles wife use this, she have 1kid only, another uncles wife use this, she have 2kid. My eldest sister, use this she have 2kid only then she chose not breed anymore & use this.
    (I don’t speak English well, I hope ppl get what I say)

  • I went with a Nexplanon implant in my arm instead of an IUD. I have tried the Mirena IUD twice in the past but insertion was so excruciatingly painful that I wasn’t willing to try it again. It also caused abdominal cramps for a few months after I had it inserted which is why I had it removed. I gave it a second chance but it still didn’t work out for me. The Nexplanon implant is just as effective as the Mirena IUD but is nowhere near as painful to get.