Frequently Asked Questions: IUD

  • What do I need to know about the IUD?

  • What is an IUD and where can I get it?

  • Is it painful to have an IUD inserted?

  • Can a woman who has never had a baby use an IUD?

  • Will an IUD affect my periods?

  • Can the IUD come out or get stuck in my uterus?

  • How long is it safe to have an IUD fitted for?

  • Does the IUD make a woman infertile?

  • Will my partner or I feel it during sex?

  • Can the IUD travel from the woman’s uterus to other parts of her body?

  • Will I bleed after having an IUD fitted?

  • Must an IUD be inserted only during a woman’s monthly bleeding?

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