IUD as a Form of Birth Control
The letters IUD stand for “intrauterine device.” IUDs are small, T-shaped devices made of flexible plastic. A healthcare provider inserts an IUD into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy.
*(2016) IUDs, depending on the type being used, works between 3-12 years.
Birth Control Implant
The birth control implant is a thin, flexible plastic implant about the size of a cardboard matchstick. It is inserted under the skin of the upper arm, and protects against pregnancy for up to 3 years.
*(2016) The implant keeps you from getting pregnant for up to 4 years.
You may be able to get a free or low-cost IUD from Planned Parenthood. Call us today!