Sometimes birth control just isn't easy to fit into the routine of your day.  Trying to remember to refill your prescription or take your prescription and that means you may not be getting all of the protection that you need. 

ParaGard is an intrauterine contraceptive (IUC) that is virtually hassle free.  No more daily or weekly routines, just a simple monthly self-check.  ParaGard is a simple T-shaped piece of soft, flexible plastic wrapped in a natural copper, designed to fit comfortably in the uterus.  If you decide to use ParaGard, your provider will place it in your uterus during a routine office visit.  This procedure normally only takes minutes.  Once ParaGard is inserted, you won't even know it's there.  All you have to do is check the threads every month.

Some of the benefits of using ParaGard is:

  • Hormone free
  • Hassle free
  • Flexivle - use of ParaGard for as long as you and your provider choose: 2 years, 5 years, even up to 10 years.
  • Long-term but easily reversible