My Experience With An IUD

Twenty-four years, two devices, zero problems.

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I went in for a checkup with a new practitioner, and she asked how long I had my IUD (intrauterine device) in place. Old records from my previous doctor’s office didn’t show the insertion date. When I explained, I’d had it since my only child was born, and that child was graduating high school soon she lost her professional mask of calm.

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