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Inter-Uterine Device (IUD) for Contraception After Childbirth

An IUD (Inter-Uterine Device) or IUS (Inter-Uterine System) can be fitted anytime from four weeks after a vaginal or Caesarean birth. Both methods – IUD (without hormones) or IUS (with hormones) – can be fitted within 48 hours of the birth if fitted by an experienced doctor or nurse. This method is considered completely reversible, but it needs to be removed by a physician. It is long acting,... read more

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