Although the intauterine device (IUD) has many advantages for women, it also has several drawbacks. For example, a woman may feel pain when it is placed in the uterus because it is done without anesthesia. In addition, this type of contraceptive must be administered by a medical professional.
On the other hand, the IUD does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and can cause ectopic pregnancies by having the device implanted inside the uterus.
Read the full article on: How Does the IUD Work and What are the Pros & Cons ? ( 88).
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Daniel Sosa M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 10/31/2019