Intrauterine Device (IUD)
Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Virginia offers intrauterine devices (IUDs). Here is some quick information to help you decide if you’d like to learn more about whether IUDs are right for you:
- Small plastic “T” inserted by a clinician into the uterus to prevent pregnancy
- Very safe with low side effects and can be removed at any time
- Hormonal device (Mirena® or Skyla®) may last up to 5 years
- Non-hormonal device (ParaGard®) may last up to 12 years
Call us and we’ll help decide what options are best for you.