SO TO SPEAK...Liverpool Community Health
Contraception
IUD (COIL)
over 99% effective
How it Works

Small ‘T’ shaped device that is inserted into the uterus
Copper kills sperm and prevents them reaching an egg
Lasts for 5 or 10 years
Advantages

Starts to work immediately
Once removed, fertility will quickly return
No hormonal side effects
Disadvantages

Periods may become heavier, longer and more painful
Procedure to fit can be uncomfortable
No protection from STIs
< Back
Useful WebsitesServicesFAQ's