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IUCD After Cesaerian

02/05/2010

Question:

my family planning nurse says i cant use an iucd after having my baby tru c/s until 6 months after.is dat true

Answer:

Many clinicians will insert an IUD before 6 months postpartum. However, without knowing your medical history, there could be special circumstances regarding her advice. I suggest you consult with your family planning nurse again or ask for another clinician's opinion.

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Response by:

Lisa M Keder, MD, MPH Lisa M Keder, MD, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University