The Pros and Cons of the Hormonal IUD (Mirena, Kyleena, and Skyla)

Mirena hormonal IUDThe hormonal IUD is different from all other types of hormonal birth control in that it does permit some ovulation and natural cycling. That’s a good thing!

Other good things about the hormonal IUD are that it dramatically decreases menstrual flow and can relieve symptoms of endometriosis.

There are, however, a few bad things about Mirena and other types of hormonal IUDs. Read on.

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The Pros and Cons of the Copper IUD (ParaGard)

Copper IUD or ParaguardThe copper IUD or coil (ParaGard) is one of the few non-hormonal methods of birth control. Its main advantage over hormonal methods is that it contains no contraceptive drugs and permits natural, ovulatory cycles.

It’s not perfect but it’s certainly worth considering.

Read moreThe Pros and Cons of the Copper IUD (ParaGard)

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