There are many problems associated with Intrauterine Devices (IUDs). Learn the signs, symptoms, and health risks that can occur with IUD contraception use.

There are many problems associated with Intrauterine Devices (IUDs). Learn the signs, symptoms, and health risks that can occur with IUD contraception use.

The Ultimate Guide to Safer Sex - another fantastic infographic! Though I am surprised that the IUD is not listed as a birth control option... It is the MOST effective form of birth control besides abstinence. I highly recommend it. Regardless, still great info in this infographic!

The Ultimate Guide to Safer Sex - another fantastic infographic! Though I am surprised that the IUD is not listed as a birth control option... It is the MOST effective form of birth control besides abstinence. I highly recommend it. Regardless, still great info in this infographic!

The visualization also contains quotes from an interview with Maka Gegechkori, Reproductologist, MD.PH.D, which was recorded by JumpStart Georgia on May 25, 2013.

The visualization also contains quotes from an interview with Maka Gegechkori, Reproductologist, MD.PH.D, which was recorded by JumpStart Georgia on May 25, 2013.

We’ve rounded up all the various options women and men have when it comes to preventing pregnancy, how each method works, and how effective they are.

We’ve rounded up all the various options women and men have when it comes to preventing pregnancy, how each method works, and how effective they are.

More Women Opt For IUD, Contraceptive Implant For Birth Control : Shots - Health News : NPR

More Women Opt For IUD, Contraceptive Implant For Birth Control : Shots - Health News : NPR

Seattle schools offer contraceptives to girls as young as ELEVEN

Seattle schools offer contraceptives to girls as young as ELEVEN

IUD  IUD stands for intrauterine device, a T-shaped piece of plastic that is placed inside the uterus by a doctor. The copper IUD, ParaGard, works for as long as 12 years. The hormonal IUD, Mirena, must be replaced after 5 years. Both types make it more difficult for sperm to fertilize the egg. Fewer than eight in 1,000 women get pregnant.  Pros: Long-lasting, low-maintenance.  Cons: Irregular or heavier periods. More expensive upfront, may slip out, may cause side effects.

IUD IUD stands for intrauterine device, a T-shaped piece of plastic that is placed inside the uterus by a doctor. The copper IUD, ParaGard, works for as long as 12 years. The hormonal IUD, Mirena, must be replaced after 5 years. Both types make it more difficult for sperm to fertilize the egg. Fewer than eight in 1,000 women get pregnant. Pros: Long-lasting, low-maintenance. Cons: Irregular or heavier periods. More expensive upfront, may slip out, may cause side effects.

Birth control pills are 99 percent effective in preventing pregnancy, research shows — but only if you remember to take them as prescribed. Rod-shaped implants, T-shaped IUDs and vaginal rings are other options.

Birth control pills are 99 percent effective in preventing pregnancy, research shows — but only if you remember to take them as prescribed. Rod-shaped implants, T-shaped IUDs and vaginal rings are other options.

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