6 IUD Facts That Might Come Handy 

Sexual Health 

1. What Is An IUD?  IUD (Intrauterine Device) is a small contraceptive device placed in the uterus to prevent pregnancy.

2. IUD Vs Morning-After Drugs  IUDs offer more long-term contraceptive protection, while morning-after drugs provide short-term emergency contraception.

3. How Effective Is An IUD?  IUDs are highly effective, with a  less than 1% failure rate for both hormonal and copper types.

4.IUD Vs Oral EC Treatments  IUD provides ongoing contraception, while oral emergency contraception is a one-time, short-term solution after unprotected sex.

5. IUD Vs Emergency Contraception IUD is a long-term birth control method, while emergency contraception is for one-time use after unprotected sex.

6. How To Put In An IUD? A healthcare provider inserts an IUD through the cervix into the uterus during a simple in-office procedure.