If you’re sexually active and have never been tested for STDs, you’re probably long overdue. While being nervous is completely understandable, there’s really nothing to an STD test. Read this Q&A guide on what to expect when you get tested for STDs so you’re prepared for your first time. Hopefully soon you’ll make it part of your regular health care routine.
IUDs have over a 99% effectiveness rating, making it one of the most effective forms of birth control available. Since everyone’s experience with getting the IUD can vary, I wasn’t sure what to expect with my IUD insert. Looking back, though, I wouldn’t trade it for anything.