08/04/2021

Copper coil (IUD)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I had copper IUDs for 12 years – the first for 10 years, then another for 2 years. I had the second removed as I am trying to conceive. I can’t recommend this form of contraception highly enough. Heavier periods for first three months but after that, no issues whatsoever.

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

Womb cramps

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

No change

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