One of the safer and FDI approved birth control measures is the Mirena (Hormonal IUD) Treatment. IUD here stands for intrauterine device and the small plastic device is inserted in a brief procedure by the gynecologist or a trained nurse. In addition to being effective in birth control, Mirena has been found to be very effective in the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding in women as well. The Mirena birth control device is a quite successful and convenient birth control measure. It not only obviates the need for use of pills and other steps to avoid pregnancy, but the device can be simply removed and the woman can conceive again. Once fitted, the Mirena device stays fitted and is expected to be effective in birth control for at least 5 years. But it is advised to consult with the doctor to have it checked every few weeks to ensure that the device is in its perfect place. As mentioned, the birth control device Mirena is quite effective in ensuring that the woman does not become pregnant as long as the device is fitted. Also, as mentioned, there is the option to reverse the treatment. In order to fix the Mirena, it is important to go to an experienced gynecologist. The cost of the Mirena will be upwards of Rs.10000.