You will also need:
Inserting the IUD
a good source
bowl of antiseptic
like betadine or
IUD and IUD inserter
inside sterile package
There are many types of IUDs. Three common types are the Copper T
(or T380A), the Multiload, and the Gyne-Fix. All of these IUDs are safe
In this book, we only give information
on how to use one type of IUD —
the Copper T. We talk about this type
because it is effective, safe, and popular.
Other types of IUDs are inserted in a
similar way as the Copper T. But be sure
to read any instructions that come with
the IUD you use.
3. Load the IUD into the insertion tube.
Loading the Copper T IUD
The Copper T IUD comes in a sterilized package. Put the package on a clean
table, paper side down. This way, you can see the IUD through the clear
Inside the package there are 3 parts:
A Book for Midwives (2010)