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After Trump's win, Planned Parenthood of Illinois reports big spike in IUD appointments

After Trump's win, Planned Parenthood of Illinois reports big spike in IUD appointments

Protests and social media diatribes aren't the only ways anxious Illinoisans are responding to an impending Donald Trump presidency.

At least one organization has seen more Illinois women seeking birth control since Trump's election.

Planned Parenthood of Illinois said it saw a 460 percent increase in the number of women making appointments online for intrauterine devices last month after the election compared with the previous November — an increase of about 200 appointments. After the election, appointments made online for all kinds of birth control services spiked 68 percent over the same time last year, said Julie Lynn, manager of external affairs for Planned...

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