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If you’re among the many folks wondering if now is the time to try long-acting birth control, here are some things to consider.

Health care providers are reporting an uptick in IUD insertions and interest in IUDs among young women has spiked. If it seems like everyone is either getting one or talking about how awesome they are, and all the buzz has you wondering if an IUD is right for you, you’ve come to the right place.

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I knew that my IUD just wasn’t working for me, but I had no idea what to expect when it came time to get it taken out.

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birth control , IUD, problem solving

At first, having an IUD seemed like a great option for me. But then I started having terrible cramps. It was time to get my IUD removed, but I had no idea what the removal process was like.

I love being able to say I haven’t had a period since I was 17 years old.

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birth control , IUD, video, real story

Ellie is on her second Mirena IUD. Her first insertion was painful but worth it—she didn't notice any side effects and loved not having a period. Ellie was better prepared for her second IUD...