Intrauterine System (Mirena)

Birth Control for Busy Moms

Mirena is an FDA-approved intrauterine contraceptive system (also known as an IUD*) that is recommended for women who’ve had a child. It’s made of soft, flexible plastic and is placed by your healthcare provider during a routine office visit.

Talk to your healthcare provider about Mirena if you’re looking for birth control that is:

Highly Effective—One of the most effective birth control methods—over 99%—and does not rely on you to be effective

Convenient—No daily routine and no monthly refills. It lasts for as long as you want, for up to 5 years, the timeframe is up to you. You can do a simple monthly check to make sure it’s in place, your healthcare provider can explain how

Reversible—You can have it removed by your healthcare provider at any time, and try to become pregnant right away

Estrogen-free—It delivers small amounts of progestin locally into your uterus

Approved to treat heavy periods—Mirena is the first and only birth control that’s FDA-approved to treat heavy periods in women who choose intrauterine birth control.

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