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intrauterine contraceptive device  


The post-partum intrauterine device (PPIUD) is a variant of the IUCD that is encouraged for women who give birth in healthcare facilities. It can be placed immediately following delivery of the placenta during cesarean section as well as vaginal delivery within 48 hours.

• Hormone-free contraceptive
• Provides efficacy of 99.2% for ten years
• Fertility restored on removal
• Reversible


PPIUD is one of the most effective contraceptive methods. It provides 99.2% effective pregnancy prevention for ten years effectively.

Health Benefits

In addition to pregnancy prevention, PPIUD may help reduce the risk of uterine (endometrial) and cervical cancers.

Who can use PPIUD

Nearly all women of childbearing age can use PPIUD safely and effectively, including women who

  • are of any age,
  • married or not married,
  • have or not have children,

Who can’t use PPIUD

  • Known or suspected pregnancy
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Malignant disease of the genital tract
  • Infections of the genital tract
  • STIs during the last 12 months
  • History of ectopic pregnancy or predisposing factor
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Uterine malformation (congenital or acquired)

Side Effects

Some users report the following:

  • Changes in bleeding patterns (especially in the first 3 to 6 months) including:
  • Prolonged and heavy monthly bleeding
  • Irregular bleeding
  • More cramps and pain during monthly bleeding

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intended to diagnose and/or treat any medical condition and should not be interpreted as a
substitute for professional medical advice. Please visit a trained professional if you wish to use
any of the contraceptive methods described in this page.