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Everything you need to know about getting an IUD, one of the most popular and effective forms of birth control

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IUD - or intrauterine device - is a long-acting, reversible form of birth control .
The contraception is becoming an increasingly popular form of birth control in the US.
Very few women are poor candidates for the device.
We asked three gynecologists all of the questions you should know the answers to before getting an IUD.
The IUD has become a beloved form of contraception. Chances are, if you're thinking about getting one, you know the device's benefits, like being more than 99% effective , extremely safe, convenient, long-acting, and easily reversible.
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Women are trading birth control pills for IUDs - here's why you may want to consider changing too

Women are trading birth control pills for IUDs - here's why you may want to consider changing too

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According to a Cosmopolitan and Power to Decide survey, 70% of young women have quit or are considering quitting oral contraception .
Many women are switching to other, longer-term forms of contraception.
INSIDER spoke with doctors to see how accurate these findings are.
For years, the term birth control conjured up images of tiny, multicolored tablets that must be taken at the same time every single day to be effective. But that standard image is changing for many people. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Forget 'Make America Great Again' - Wharton...
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