Cervical Scar Tissue – A Cause of Preventable C-Sections - Women have the right to know that a surgical abortion, a D&C after a miscarriage, an IUD placement, Leep, Cron, or Cryo can ALL scar your cervix and affect a later birth.
Perfect use: 99% Typical use: simliar to perfect since it's placed by a doctor. Advantages: Lasts 3-10 years, totally safe, reversible, insurance may cover it, may calm harsh periods, very effective, medical screening. Disadvantages: May hurt when placed, partner may feel it, Bad reputation from earlier IUDs Must consult a doctor and minor surgical (technically) procedure for placement.
Still, most health professionals say the procedure is manageable, especially if you plan for it. “I typically encourage my patients to take a high-dose non-steroidal — something like motrin or ibuprofen — about 30 minutes prior to placement,” says Dr. Jones. Having the procedure done while you’re on your period can also make insertion easier, since your cervix is already naturally open.