Long-term birth control options have completely changed the landscape of women’s contraceptives in recent years. Some of the safest and most effective of these long-term contraceptives are intrauterine devices, or IUDs. Hormonal IUDs typically last between 3 and 6 years, while non-hormonal options can last as long as 12 years.
But despite their growing popularity, there are still some lingering misconceptions about IUDs that we’d like to clear up. That’s why we put together a handy infographic loaded with tidbits of valuable information about these great long-term birth control options. Check it out to learn more about what to expect from an IUD!