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Doc Dose: Episode 1 Common Questions About IUDs

Have you seen the picture of the newborn baby grasping his mother's IUD? IUDs, or intrauterine devices, are usually 99 percent effective, but on this occasion-- not so much. 

In the premiere episode of The Doc Dose, we asked Tia Guster, M.D., an obstetrician and gynecologist at Piedmont, how often something like this could happen. She also answers some of the most common questions that women have about the contraceptive device: Are IUDs painful? Do they affect your period? Can you feel them during sex? Listen to find out. 

To read a transcript of this podcast, click here.

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