A hormonal IUD is a small, t-shaped piece of plastic that gets put in your uterus to prevent sperm from fertilizing an egg. If you decide you do want to get pregnant, you can have the IUD removed at any time.
If you're a busy person who doesn't want to worry about remembering birth control, the IUD just may be for you. Once it's in, you're good to go for up to 5 years.
No packages or prescriptions to pick up at the pharmacy, so there's nothing that could get lost or forgotten.
No one can tell when you have an IUD. There's no packaging, and nothing you need to do just before you have sex.
Most women are good candidates for the IUD. That’s true even if you’re young, haven't ever been pregnant, or haven’t had kids yet. It’s also a great method for new moms (even if you’re breastfeeding).
You should be able to get pregnant very quickly after you have the IUD removed. Which is great if you want to have a baby. But if you're not ready to get pregnant as soon as you have an IUD taken out, be sure to protect yourself with an alternate method.