This little t-shaped device is 99% effective, and only needs to be replaced every five years. You go to a short visit to the doctor to evaluate if your state of health makes you a good candidate for Mirena.
Paragard is very similar to Mirena. It is a t-shaped device that is placed in the uterus to block pregnancy. The main difference between Mirena and Paragard is that Paragard has absolutely no hormonal release.
A small rod is inserted into the arm that will release hormones to prevent pregnancy. Nexplanon is 99% effective. Your period will probably be lighter after the treatment, but it may be a bit irregular as well.
This is a non-surgical option of sterilization for women. Two small coil-shaped devices are placed in the fallopian tubes using cameras. You will be put under during the procedure. The procedure is covered by most insurance plans.
Doctors will make two incisions on the belly, but there usually is no scarring. After that they reach in with a camera to “cauterize the fallopian tubes. The operation will require a two hour doctors visit.
An injection of progestin is made into the hip or arm every 12 weeks to the patient. This method is around 92% effective. It requires that the patient visit the doctor ever 3 months to get the next shot.