This Is How the IUD ACTUALLY Works

    Here's a nifty crash course in case you're confused.

    Recently, Colorado state Senator Kevin Lundberg was quoted as saying that IUDs potentially work by “stopping a small child from implanting.”

    Obviously, women do not have small children swimming around their uteruses.

    This is what an IUD is:

    Here's how IUDs ACTUALLY work:

    SO TO SUM UP: IUDs don’t reroute any small children swimming around in your fallopian tubes (smdh).

    This post has been updated with two additional mechanisms of the IUD in order to make it more comprehensive.