- Mechanisms of action
- Characteristics of IUDs
- Ways to reduce risk
Artwork adapted from PATH and The Population Council.
Included in this overview is information on different types
of IUDs, their mechanisms of action, IUD characteristics, and
ways to reduce risks of possible complications. Specifically,
we will discuss the risks of pelvic inflammatory disease, perforation
of the uterus, ectopic pregnancy and expulsion.