In November of 2016, a lot of American women feared using access to contraception—so they got IUDs.
Updates to stories from the Pacific Standard archive.
They're the most effective method—perhaps because they're the most empowering.
An early look at a Pacific Standard story that's currently only available to subscribers.
A new IUD was made expressly to break down cost and trust barriers. Will it succeed?
On the likelihood of pregnancy, wanted or not.
IUDs are 20 times more effective at stopping unintended pregnancies than the pill. Why do so few American women use them?