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Copper coil or diaphragm?

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GoldenOrb Mon 07-Nov-16 15:51:44

I'm recently single and am back to needing to think about contraception!

I'm not keen on anything hormonal, so that leaves me with the copper coil or diaphragms...

I already have 7 days periods so thinking the coil might not be ideal if they tend to make periods longer/heavier.

However, I also run quite a lot, so don't know how that would work if a diaphragm needs to stay in situ for a good while post sex...

GoldenOrb Mon 07-Nov-16 16:00:52

Obviously I'll be using condoms as well!

eggsnmarmite Mon 07-Nov-16 18:58:12

I had a copper coil fitted today as an emergency. It was so quick and painless and I have a retroverted and wonky uterus.

I'll let you kno.
w how I get on with it.

Provisional googling and advice is that it is 99% effective and although complications can be quite nasty, they are pretty uncommon.

Apparently it's the most popular contraceptive amongst gynecologists - which says allot I suppose.

Resetyourpassword Sun 20-Nov-16 21:01:36

How are you getting on with your coil? I need emergency contraception and can't decide whether to have a copper coil fitted or take a hormonal one?

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