Hear real people share their very real experiences with different methods of birth control.
IUDDoes it hurt to get an IUD?
"You know, you kinda have to bear through it until your uterus is like, 'okay, we're friends, we're gonna work together.'"
Apr 24, 2017
IUDs are super easy to use and super effective, but what does it really feel like to get one inserted? Excruciating pain, or just a little pinch? Intense cramping, or the discomfort of a pap smear?
Turns out it depends on the person. Watch different people talk about what getting an IUD was like for them.
Want to know more about the IUD insertion process? Here’s a step-by-step guide.
Ellie, 27, IUD
"I love being able to say I haven’t had a period since I was 17 years old."
Tika, 19, IUD
"Honestly, I think it’s so worth it."
Lindsay, 30, IUD
"I never even think about it being there."
Mal, 30, IUD
"Take care of your vaginal health as much as you can."
Evelyn, 28, IUD
"My partner does not feel the strings."