REAL TALK ON IUDs

Many women experience problematic side effects and health complications from IUDs and other pharmaceutical contraceptives. This is a website by and for women to raise awareness about these effects and equip women to make more informed healthcare choices.

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Have you experienced a negative side effect or health complication due to the copper IUD, hormonal IUD, vaginal ring, or other contraceptives? Sharing your experience can help other women recognize if they’re having a serious reaction and feel less alone in their experiences.

TESTIMONIALS

Read what real women have shared about their birth control side effects.

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Cheyenne’s Story

All I can say in a nutshell about life: You do not know what life is until death comes knocking at your door. Back in my home country of Malaysia, I used to work in the TV and advertising industry. But now living in South Africa I cannot work because of my Visa, even though I am married to a…

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Kelsey’s Story

I was doing what thousands of women do daily—perhaps even what you’re doing right now: late at night, Googling another symptom that I was sure was tied to the new form of birth control I was on. . . After my daughter was born, my midwives encouraged me to try a copper IUD ParaGard as a hormone-free method of birth…

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Szilvia’s Story

My name is Szilvia. I am a 40-year-old quality manager and mother of two little children, living in Germany. Not long ago I found the Natural Womanhood site when searching birth-control side effects while on the copper IUD. I found so much important information in an article by Kathleen Taylor, who cited the podcast of Julie Casper on the topic.…

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Many women are told the side effects and health risks of birth control are better than getting pregnant. But this is not supported by the facts.

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