Mirena is a soft, flexible plastic intrauterine device (IUD) your provider sets in place during a simple office visit to Cheyenne Women’s Clinic. It prevents pregnancy for up to five years. The device continuously delivers small amounts of a progestin hormone like birth control pills do, but you don’t have to worry about the daily hassle of taking a pill.
How does Mirena work? While there is no single explanation for how Mirena works, it is effective based on these three actions working together:
Mirena is recommended for women who have had at least one child, and is great option if you: