My Hysteroscopy for IUD Removal Experience

July 21, 2015

On June 26th, 2015, I went into my OB/GYN clinic to get my Paragard IUD removed. My doctor was unable to remove my IUD, so I was scheduled for a hysteroscopy for July 20th, 2015 (today).   .   Below is the rough estimated timeline of my hysteroscopy experience: 10:35AM: Checked in the surgery center, paid my copay and signed a few papers. 11:00AM: I was weighed (178lbs). I also…

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The Pros and Cons of Getting the Paragard IUD

July 10, 2015

So…you’re thinking of having a copper T-shaped coil shoved up into your uterus? Like with most things in life, it’s best to research your options and the pros and cons of those options. All birth control methods have a laundry list of potential positives, negatives and risks. While I haven’t personally experienced some of the con’s (or even the pro’s), I still decided to include them so you know what…

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My Paragard IUD is Stuck

June 27, 2015

Disclaimer: My experience is NOT typical; however, it is NOT uncommon. Please see your doctor if you think your IUD has become embedded into your uterus. Please do not attempt IUD self-removal. I know my personal friends on Facebook are tired of hearing me jabber away about it, but alas – I’m also writing a blog post about it to document this whole process.  It’s no secret that my desire…

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