Contraception Options

Mirena

Mirena is an IUD placed in the uterus that can prevent pregnancy for up to five years. It may also be used to treat heavy, painful periods. For more information, visit www.mirena-us.com

Skyla

Skyla, sometimes called “Mirena’s little sister” is a smaller IUD placed in the uterus that can prevent pregnancy for up to three years. Skyla’s smaller size allows for a more comfortable insertion for young women or women who have not had children. For more information, visit www.skyla-us.com

Paragard

Paragard is a completely hormone free IUD inserted into the uterus that can prevent pregnancy for up to ten years. Paragard is a plastic IUD with a tiny piece of copper wrapped around it. For more information, visit www.paragard.com

Nexplanon

Nexplanon is an inch and a half long, flexible implant that is placed in the inner, upper arm. It is well concealed and hidden from view.   Nexplanon can prevent pregnancy for up to three years. For more information, visit www.nexplanon.com

Depo-Provera

Depo-Provera is an injectable birth control method that can prevent pregnancy for up to twelve to fourteen weeks. Injections are typically administered every thirteen weeks.