Paragard effectiveness

Planning to Get an IUD? Here’s What You Should Know before Proceeding

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small, T-shaped birth control device made of plastic wrapped in copper and inserted into the woman’s uterus by a doctor or healthcare provider. If properly inserted and remains to stay in its place, an IUD could last for 5-10 years with more than 99% efficacy. It can also be […]


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Menstrual Cup Users at a Higher Risk of IUD Expulsion, Study finds

The use of menstrual cup was linked to an increased risk of intrauterine device (IUD) displacement, according to a trial of contraceptive efficacy involving two copper IUDs. Details of the Trial Results According to a study by Jill Long, MD, from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Bethesda, […]


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Pregnancy Post-IUD: Are there Risks to getting Pregnant after Paragard Removal?

Women have been using Paragard IUDs since the 1980s. The Paragard T 380A IUD is a non-hormonal copper birth control device with an effectiveness rate of 99% at avoiding pregnancy. This intrauterine device can also last up to 12 years, provided that it stays in its place. Unlike other IUDs such as Mirena and Skyla […]


Injured Missouri Women filed Paragard lawsuits

4 Paragard Lawsuits Filed By Injured Missouri Women

Four women in Missouri filed a Paragard lawsuit claiming the intrauterine device (IUD) Paragard broke during the removal procedure. According to their claim, the four plaintiffs who filed their claims in federal court in Kansas City suffered serious injuries caused by the devices’ pieces shredding through their internal organs. Now the women want to hold […]

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