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5 types of IUDs

Lippes Loop. (Named after Dr. Jack Lippes who inc the use of IUDs in the 1950s)

Saf T-Coli (no longer manufactured)

Copper T-Coli / Paraguard

Hormone (Progestasert/Mirena). Progestasert is discontinued bc it only lasted a year and Mirena is more effective.

Dalkon Shield (no longer used)


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IUD

Does not prevent fertilization
Prevents implantation

IUD in fundus & centrally located