Medical Studies

One-year continuation of postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device: findings from a retrospective cohort study in India
Somesh Kumara,b, Ashish Srivastavaa, Surendra Sharmaa, Vivek Yadava, Atul Mittala, Young–Mi Kima, Angela Nash-Mercadoa, Sijmen A. Reijneveldb, Bulbul Sooda
Contraception Journal
April 2019

Safety of intrauterine devices in MRI
by Simon Bussmann, Roger Luechinger, Johannes M. Froehlich, Constantin von Weymarn, Carolin Reischauer, Dow Mu Koh, Andreas Gutzeit
PLOS One - Journal of Peer Reviewed Science
October 9, 2018

Adolescents and Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices
ACOG Committee Opinion
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
May 2018 (Number 735)

“I wish they could hold on a little longer”:
Physicians' experiences with requests for early IUD removal

Jennifer R. Amico, Ariana H. Bennett, Alison Karasz, Marji Gold
Volume 96, Issue 2 - Contraception Journal
August 2017

Association of Hormonal Contraception With Depression
Charlotte Wessel Skovlund, MSc, Lina Steinrud Mørch, PhD; Lars Vedel Kessing, MD, DMSc
JAMA Psychiatry
November 2016

“She just told me to leave it”:
Women's experiences discussing early elective IUD removal

Jennifer R. Amico, Ariana H. Bennett, Alison Karasz, Marji Gold
Volume 94, Issue 4 - Contraception Journal
October 2016

Providing Long-Acting Reversible Contraception in an Academic Family Medicine Center
Family Medicine 47(9):727-731 · 
October 2015

AAP Updates Recommendations on Teen Pregnancy Prevention
American Academy of Pediatrics
September 29, 2014

Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System and Iron Overload Syndrome
Marcia Vieira da Motta & Eduardo Vieira da Motta
NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information)
June 3, 2013 

Progestin-only Contraceptives and Blood Clots
Clot Connect
February 2, 2011


Mirena® - the discontinuing story
Dr. Ayman A. A. Ewies - Gynecological Endocrinology
July 31, 2009

Side effects from the copper IUD: do they decrease over time?
David Hubacher, Pai-Lien Chen, and Sola Park - Contraception Journal
May 2009

Preventing copper intrauterine device removals due to side effects among first-time users:
David Hubacher, Veronica Reyes, Sonia Lillo Bosny, Pierre-Louis, Ana Zepeda, Pai-Lien Chen, Horacio Croxatto
Human Reproducltion - Oxford Academic
February 16, 2006 

Candidiasis in women fitted with an intrauterine contraceptive device.
Parewijck W, Claeys G, Thiery M, Van Kets H.
British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
April 1988

Long-term clinical experience with the Cu-7-IUD.
Evaluation of a prospective study
M.D. Bertil Larsson, Bertil Hagström, M.D., Lars Viberg, M.D., Lars Hamberger, M.D.
AJOG (American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
April 1981

Some adverse effects of copper-IUD
Cullberg G, Larsson B.
Acta Obstetrica Gynecologica Scandinavica

Clinical Experience with the Copper 7 Intrauterine Device William A. Nebel, M.D., John L. Currie, M.D., Richard E. Lassiter, M.D.  
The American Fertility Society November 1978 

Copper-7 intrauterine device (Gravigard). Report of experience
Jürgensen O, Stenzel I, Wirth A, Sina D, Taubert HD
Mar 18; 1976 
NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information)



Changes in use of long-acting contraceptive methods in the U.S., 2007–2009 
Lawrence B. Finer, Ph.D., Jenna Jerman, M.P.H., & Megan L. Kavanaugh, Dr.P.H. - Guttmacher Institute
Available online July 13, 2012.

The case that hung by a thread
August 18, 2011

Contraceptive Comeback: The Maligned IUD Gets a Second Chance
by Jennifer Couzin-Frankel
July 15, 2011 

Warren Buffett Ends Support for Population Control Programs
PRI Staff -  
July 1, 2003

Threads discussing articles:

Warren Buffets Family Control Revolution

Warren Buffett Biography

SWINDLED PODCAST - Season 1, Episode 6

SWINDLED PODCAST - Season 1, Episode 6

Product Liability and the Threat to Contraception
By Marc Arkin - 
February 1, 1999
Detailed history of IUD contraceptions, especially the Copper 7 and Copper T that I found quite disturbing & eye opening. 

Searle to Settle Copper-7 IUD Suits

Searle to Settle Some Copper-7 IUD Suits
June 16, 1989 |From Associated Press

By Tamar Lewin






Formed by a group of women just like me who are tying to compile as many stories in one place in order to bring awareness to the magnitude of this problem.

Mirena IUD Lawsuits:
Why You May Not Have a Case

Mirena Lawsuits Piling Up? What's Next?

The Mirena IUD is Becoming More Popular – and the Lawsuits are Piling Up
Steven W. Mosher - NOVEMBER 20, 2012 

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