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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, the effects of Paragard are immediately reversible.

Paragard is a hormone-free IUD (intrauterine device) that prevents pregnancy for up to 10 years using copper.


  • Don't use Paragard if you are or may be pregnant, have fibroids, a pelvic infection including pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), get infections easily, certain cancers, unexplained bleeding, Wilson's disease,