How does Skyla work?
Skyla thickens your cervical mucus, inhibits sperm movement, reduces sperm survival and thins the lining of your uterus. These actions work together to prevent pregnancy.
Because Skyla is in your uterus, not your vagina:
- You can still use tampons
- You shouldn't be able to feel it
- You and your partner should not feel it during sex. If you do, your healthcare provider may be able to help
- You should make sure Skyla is in place with a simple monthly check. Your healthcare provider can show you how