12/06/2020

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It was too painful. I couldn’t move and was weeping on the floor in the middle of the night. I had it as an emergency contraceptive because the morning after pill wouldn’t have worked (because I was ovulating).

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know / can’t tell
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

Thrush

Womb cramps

Pelvic infection

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

Thrush

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

It was a relief for the pain to have ended.

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