IUD: Birth Control 101
an iud is a small t-shaped piece of plastic that goes into your uterus and makes it almost impossible for sperm to move around. it's really simple: if your partner's sperm can't hook up with your egg you can't get pregnant. there are two types of iuds: hormonal and non-hormonal. the hormonal iud releases a hormone that thickens your cervical mucus stopping sperm in its tracks. the non-hormonal iud uses copper to immobilize sperm. side effects can vary depending on which iud you choose, but most women adjust to having an iud pretty quickly. iuds don't protect against sexually transmitted infections so make sure to use a condom too. once a healthcare provider puts in an iud, you're covered for years but you can get it removed anytime you want. it's totally private, safe, and super effective. and unlike most other methods there's nothing you have to remember. get free or low-cost birth control at a nearby the right time health center in missouri. no insurance? no problem. visit the righttime.org for more information.
Everything you need to know about IUDs in one minute.
An IUD is a small piece of plastic that goes into your uterus and prevents pregnancy by making it almost impossible for sperm to move around. An IUD lasts for years and there’s nothing you have to remember.
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