The IUD Chronicles, Part 4: Recovering from Copper IUD Insertion

How much did I bleed? How long did the pain last? Did tooting make the IUD fly out of my body? And more.

TW: Blood mention, vaginal/cervical anatomy mention, pain mention

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A Porg, a pain pad, an electric blanket, and some bed rest: the ultimate IUD recovery pack
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The kind of pain pad I used initially.
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Another brand of heated pain pad. You can get 2 for $1 at Dollar Tree, or a single pad for about $2.30 at Walgreens or CVS. They are cheaper in bulk.
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My beautiful Porg son in bed.
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Me and Mr. Porg looking tough
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