55 min

Fitting IUDs with Rebekah Fenton Deep Breath In

    • Science

Doctors are taught from medical school about the benefits of IUD, and are often advocates of them to patients.

However, recent media attention on the pain that some women suffer when having their IUD's fitted have started conversations about the need for cervical blocks, and more honest counselling of women about the procedure.

Rebekah Fenton, adolescent medicine fellow at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago joins us to talk about how she councils her patients, and why the most important thing is to make sure women are in charge of their reproductive healthcare decisions.

Doctors are taught from medical school about the benefits of IUD, and are often advocates of them to patients.

However, recent media attention on the pain that some women suffer when having their IUD's fitted have started conversations about the need for cervical blocks, and more honest counselling of women about the procedure.

Rebekah Fenton, adolescent medicine fellow at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago joins us to talk about how she councils her patients, and why the most important thing is to make sure women are in charge of their reproductive healthcare decisions.

55 min

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