What if I change my mind and want to become pregnant?

If you decide you want to get pregnant, you can ask your healthcare provider to remove Paragard at any time. After removal, your ability to get pregnant will return immediately.

  • Don’t use Paragard if you have a pelvic infection or certain cancers. Less than 1% of users get a serious infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
  • If you miss a period, have persistent abdominal pain or if Paragard comes out, tell your healthcare provider (HCP). If it comes out, use back-up birth control. Continue reading