Women interested in long-term birth control without paying for monthly pill prescriptions may want to consider an intrauterine contraceptive device that is hormone-free and effective. ParaGard® is designed to fit comfortably inside your uterus, and it works to prevent pregnancy. The device may last anywhere from two to ten years, and once it’s removed, if you wish to have children, you can work to start your family immediately.
ParaGard® is FDA-approved, but not recommended for women who have had pelvic infections or have or have had cancer. If you believe this device will work best for you, we ask that you make an appointment for further consultation.
At The Group for Women, we are dedicated to helping our patients understand safe and effective birth control, and we are here to answer any questions you have about ParaGard®and how it compares to other options. If you are not certain that your insurance plan covers ParaGard®, we will check for you.
Please contact us today at 757-466-5751 to schedule your appointment.
From the ParaGard® website:
It’s the only reversible birth control that’s more than 99% effective and 100% hormone free.
Because ParaGard® doesn’t contain hormones. You don’t have to worry about hormone-related side effects such as associated weight gain, mood swings, acne or headaches. And unlike many other forms of birth control, ParaGard® won’t interfere with your natural menstrual cycle.
Generally your doctor can place ParaGard® within minutes during a routine office visit. And the best part is that your doctor can remove it at any time if you decide you want to have children later; you can even start trying to get pregnant that same day.
ParaGard® is an intrauterine contraceptive (IUC) that’s been used by women for over 20 years in the U.S.
ParaGard® is more than 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. In fact, it’s one of the most effective forms of birth control available, and it lasts as long as you want: two, five, even up to 10 years.
Contact The Group for Women today at 757-466-5751 to schedule your appointment.