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How Effective is an IUD?
MEDICAL ANIMATION TRANSCRIPT: An intrauterine device, or IUD, is one of the most effective methods of birth control. IUDs are over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. This means that less than 1 out of 100 women will become pregnant each year if they use an IUD and check it regularly for correct placement. However, IUDs are only about 97% effective if not checked for correct placement.

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