My Doctor Won’t Remove MY IUD

I’m experiencing some negative side effects from my IUD, but my doctor doesn’t want to remove it. What should I do?   An intrauterine device (IUD) is a great birth control option for some women. IUDs are inserted by a provider and can provide up 10 years of contraceptive protection! They are very effective and … Continued

NWHN-SisterSong Joint Statement of Principles on LARCs

Over the last few years, there has been a surge in the promotion of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants like Nexplanon. LARCs are highly effective in preventing pregnancy, last for an extended period of time, and work without user action once they are inserted. These characteristics make them a … Continued

Join SisterSong and the NWHN for a Discussion on LARCs!

Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) are highly effective methods for preventing pregnancy, but pregnancy prevention may not be an individual woman’s most important consideration in choosing a contraceptive. As enthusiasm for LARCs has grown in recent years, SisterSong and the NWHN have been strong voices in reminding public health officials that the best drug or device … Continued