You may want to look into Mirena. It is the new IUD that is good for five years. The IUDís of old, are just that old and not used anymore. However the Mirena is gaining incredible popularity. Not only does it protect you from unwanted pregnancy for five years, your periods are reduced to one or two days or nothing at all. There are three women in my office that now use it. I had the two minute procedure done back in December and cannot remember the last time I had a period. There have been zero side effects.
The internet has a ton of information along with most obgynís, having a lot of additional answers.
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