14/01/2020

Copper coil (IUD)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I only got this fitted a few weeks ago, I chose this option as it’s non-hormonal and there’s no unknown chemicals going into my body. I heard a lot of horror stories about the fitting so I was pretty terrified and it actually put me off having it fitted for months but it really wasn’t as awful as I believed it to be. I wouldn’t go do it for fun and it’s not comfortable but it was painful like I expected, you get some period cramp feelings which are strange as you know you’re not on your period and it’s a bit uncomfortable having it put it in but that’s all. I came on my period shortly after and it was no heavier or worse at all but it’s still very early I know. Right now I’m really happy with this contraception!

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

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