Early vs. Interval Postpartum IUD Insertion

Early vs. Interval Postpartum IUD Insertion

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are historically placed at a six-week postpartum visit for women who desire intrauterine contraception after delivery. A two-week postpartum visit could be a convenient time for women to receive contraception, including IUDs. Offering women IUDs at two-weeks postpartum may decrease the risk of undesired pregnancy and rapid repeat pregnancy. This study will compare IUD insertion at two different times after delivery: two-weeks and six-weeks postpartum. This will allow researchers to assess whether the timing of IUD placement affects whether an IUD is expelled, or pushed out of it's ideal location.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Device - IUD

Postpartum IUD placement

Early vs. Interval Postpartum IUD Insertion: A Multi-site Randomized Controlled Trial