IUD Review: My Love–Hate Relationship with the Contraceptive

Like all birth control, an IUD comes with some serious pros and some not-so-great cons. (Illustration/StyleCaster) It seems like 2015 has been the year of the LARC—otherwise known as Long-Acting Reversible Contraception. In New York City, the IUD is now the de facto birth control of choice, with the city pushing the tiny intrauterine device to women looking for a highly effective, reversible form of protection. Likewise, Colorado has launched an IUD pilot program with teens. But four years ago, IUDs weren’t really a thing that people were talking about.…

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