27/06/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'1"/155cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Fell pregnant while using the coil. Informed by doctor this is more common than you’d expect when you have had it in place for 3 years (supposed to last 5 years).

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Since I stopped using the coil as my method of contraception my period has not come. This could be due to my body adjusting. Moods, weight, etc have all remained consistent with how they were while using the coil

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