The IUD

Intrauterine Contraception (IUC) or Intrauterine Device (IUD) are T-shaped devices that over 150 million women world-wide have trusted as the most effective form of birth control. Depending on which IUD you choose, it can provide birth control for 3, 5 or even 10 years. There are 2 main types of IUDs available in Canada.

Book an IUD assessment appointment with us so we can help you decide which of these devices would best suit you! 

Hormonal IUDs

Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) … rolls right off the tongue right? In Canada there are 2 brands available (Kyleena or Mirena) ranging from 3 to 5 years in duration and varying in amount of progestin hormone. Both are fully covered by OHIP+ or NIHB.

Copper IUDs:

Copper-releasing Intrauterine Device (Cu-IUD) is an extremely effective HORMONE FREE form of contraception, very affordable, and very effective. Various companies make copper IUDs – of various sizes and durations (3, 5 and 10 years). 

Learn more here

 

 

We are a proud member of the Rapid Access IUC Centres of Excellence (RAICE).     
It describes any device placed in the uterus to help prevent pregnancy (IUD). We offer timely access to IUD’s and insert/remove a high number of them weekly.

We are approved as a focused practice so anyone can visit us, even if they have a family Physician.