SO TO SPEAK...Liverpool Community Health
Contraception
IUS
over 99% effective
How it Works

Small 'T' shaped device that is inserted into the uterus
Lasts for 5 years
Progestogen hormone stops lining of the uterus from building up and increases the thickness of mucus around the cervix. May also stop ovulation
Advantages

Usually controls periods making them lighter, shorter and less painful or even stop
Once removed, fertility will quickly return
   
Disadvantages

Possible irregular bleeding
Procedure to fit can be uncomfortable
No protection from STIs
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