This Fast Facts handout presents succinct, easy-to-read information for your patients. The content includes:

  • What is an intrauterine device (IUD)?
  • How do the hormonal and copper IUDs work and how are they used?
  • How effective are IUDs compared to other birth control methods?
  • Are IUDs effective right away?
  • What are the benefits, risks, and possible side effects?
  • Can IUDs be used while breastfeeding?
  • Do IUDs protect against STIs?

Help your patients understand hormonal and copper IUDs with this resource.

Published: 2023