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Mirena is an IUD made of soft, flexible plastic that’s placed into your uterus by a healthcare provider.

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Kim’s StoryKim’s Story

Kim wanted birth control
with no daily routine.

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Kim’s Story

Kim wanted birth control with no daily routine.

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See for YourselfSee for Yourself

Effective birth control that lasts for as
long as Kim wants, for up to 5 years.

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A Mother’s Thoughts

A mother considers her reasons
for choosing Mirena.

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Kim’s StoryKim’s Story

Kim wanted birth control
with no daily routine.

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Birth Control Effectiveness

Mirena is one of the most effective birth control options.

Over 99% effective

What’s an IUD?

Mirena is a type of intrauterine system, more commonly known as an IUD. But what is that, exactly?

Mirena is a small T-shaped deviceAn IUD, or intrauterine device, is a small, T-shaped device that is placed into the uterus by a trained healthcare provider during a routine office visit. It provides continuous, highly effective birth control. Keep in mind that no birth control is 100% effective.

Mirena is a hormone-releasing IUD that releases small amounts of a progestin hormone called levonorgestrel locally into the uterus. Mirena lasts for as long as you want, for up to 5 years.

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