An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small T-shaped object that is inserted into the uterus as a form of birth control. IUDs are effective for five to 10 years and are 99-percent effective at preventing pregnancy. For more information on IUDs, check out this story from our Web site: http://www.sexetc.org/story/birth_control/2082/
What do you think? Should teens be encouraged to use IUDs as birth control? Why or why not?
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