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Non-Hormonal IUD

Explore > Non-Hormonal IUD

How do I use it?

It usually takes 5-10 minutes for a provider to place the Non-hormonal IUD into your uterus. Non-hormonal IUDs are long-lasting. It can work for up to 10 years, (12-years, off-label)

How effective is it?

Non-hormonal IUDs are 99% effective at preventing pregnancy.

What I might like...

  • You can get it removed by a provider at any time
  • You may be able to get pregnant as soon as it's taken out
  • You can use it as emergency contraception, off-label
  • You might like that it's hormone-free
  • You can get it placed immediately after giving birth
  • This method won't affect your milk supply if you are breastfeeding

What I might dislike...

  • You might get heavier periods and cramping
  • You might feel discomfort during placement and removal
  • You won't be protected from STIs