Deciding about an IUD

Contraception - IUD; Birth control - IUD; Intrauterine - deciding; Mirena - deciding; ParaGard - deciding

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small, plastic, T-shaped device used for birth control. It is inserted into the uterus where it stays to prevent pregnancy.

Alternative names

Types of IUDs

How IUDs work

Pros and cons

Things to think about