05/07/2021

Copper coil (IUD)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I loved that this was a non hormonal form of contraception so all of the side effects of the pill etc didn’t happen for me. However the bleeding was so heavy (going through a tampon and a pad in an hour) and with heavy cramps too. I gave it 6 months to settle down but it didn’t.

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
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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