Duration: 10 yr. Immediate postpartum Postplacental
Insert w/in 10 min after expulsion of placenta following vag delivery on same delivery table. lntracesarean
Insert through uterine incision during cesarean delivery, after removal of placenta & prior to closure of uterine incision. W/in 48 hr after delivery: Insert w/in 48 hr of delivery & prior to discharge from postpartum ward. Postabortion
Insert following abortion if there is no infection, bleeding or any other contraindications. Extended postpartum/interval
Insert any time after 6 wk postpartum.