Real women raising awareness about IUDs’ problematic side effects and health complications.

Real women raising awareness about the problematic side effects of IUDs and their associated health complications.

We give voice to your stories about using IUDs, because we care about your pain. We care about the anxiety, the cramps, the many days of bleeding, the mood swings, and all of the other changes you’ve been experiencing since getting the IUD…

What you’re feeling is real, and we want other women to know that.

We want all women to feel empowered to make informed healthcare choices.

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IUD Side Effects and Health Complications

Thinking of getting an IUD? Learn more about the side effects and health complications reported by women, experts, and clinical studies.




Hi everyone! Here’s my story with the Mirena: I was on the combination pill for six years and had “seemingly” no side effects. I liked the idea of being on less hormones and I had a lot of...

Submitted on April 11, 2022


When I got DEPO shot I thought I was getting mad, my mental health was highly affected, I had seizure and I was ever dizzy, confused, brain fog, anxiety, horrible mood swings...

Submitted on May 14, 2022

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