Intrauterine devices are a hassle-free method of birth control with few side effects.

However, improper insertion of an IUD can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and other infections.

IUDs should be inserted by a trained professional who will minimize your risk for complications.

A diaphragm is a rubber sphere with rigid edges that shields the cervix. Used with spermicide, it prevents sperm from reaching the uterus after intercourse.

Diaphrams should be fitted by a trained professional who will ensure its proper placement.

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