September 20, 2012

How Does a Copper IUD Prevent Pregnancy?

Keith Veronese, io9


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Birth control comes in all shapes and sizes, from the incredibly high-tech to the ridiculously simple. So if you're worried about the long-term effects of taking hormones, or tired of taking a daily birth-control pill, there's always another method of birth control that's simple, cheap and effective: the Copper T. The only downside? It requires a doctor to implant it for you.

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