How effective are IUDs?

Answer An IUD, or intrauterine device, can be extremely effective in preventing pregnancy when used correctly. According to Planned Parenthood, fewer than one out of 100 women who use an intrauterine devi... Read More »

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How much do IUDs cost?

An IUD costs between $200 and $400, according to Kids Health. This does not include the cost of the visit to the doctor for insertion of the device. According to Planned Parenthood, an IUD can be e... Read More »

How do IUDs prevent pregnancy?

Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) are more than 99 percent effective at preventing pregnancy, making them the most effective method of birth control next to abstinence and sterilization. They provide lon... Read More »

What insurance companies cover IUDs?

Answer I have Welmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield and they paid for my IUD.

Is the failure rate higher in iuds or birth control pills?

Both IUDs and birth control pills effectively prevent pregnancy up to 99 percent of the time when used properly. IUDs are expelled about 7 percent of the time within the first year of use. Failure ... Read More »