12/10/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I changed from the combined pill which had always worked well for me to the copper coil because I wanted to see what my natural cycle of beeding was like after many years on the pill and to be free from hormones. I found the insertion a bit painful but since then I have had no pain including during sex. My periods have been ok but I can’t comment really because I was on the pill for so long that I don’t know what my normal periods are like! I have had some mid cycle spotting which is common in the first 6 months. I would recommend the coil as a no hormone method even for women who haven’t had children but am aware not everyone finds it so great.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

No effects

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