Coil

Intrauterine System (Mirena)
  • Works for 5 years but can be taken out sooner.
  • Periods usually become lighter, shorter and sometimes less painful
  • Can be useful for women with very heavy and/or painful periods
  • When IUS (mirena) is removed your fertility will return to normal
  • Less than one woman in 100 will get pregnant over 5 years

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Intrauterine Device (Copper Coil)
  • Can stay in for 5-10 years depending on type, but can be taken out at any time
  • Periods may be heavier or longer and more painful
  • When the IUD (copper coil) is removed your fertility will return to normal
  • Less than two women in 100 will get pregnant over 5 years

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For more information please visit:  Before your coil fitting

For advice after a coil fitting click here

For more detailed information, please visit:

Intrauterine System - Mirena Coil (FPA)

Intrauterine Device - Copper Coil (FPA)

 
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