Let’s talk about emergency contraception… starting with when you do and DON’T need to use it.
Depo -Provera, Sayana Press and Noristerat are similar in many ways, but what are the differences between these threetypes of contraceptive injection?
A step by step guide to finding the contraceptive pill that could best work for you. Get the lowdown on symptoms and side effects including mood, skin, sex drive and headaches.
Hormonal coil, non-hormonal coil – what even is the difference?! From how it works to benefits and side effects, get the gossip on the IUS vs the IUD.
What happens when you hit menopause whilst having a Mirena coil in place? Are there benefits? When should you remove it? Get the lowdown to the Mirena and menopause.
If your contraceptive has been inserted, surely its effective straight away… right? Wrong! Get the lowdown on how soon your contraception takes to work, and when you need to use extra protection such as condoms.
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The Hormonal coil (aka the intrauterine system or IUS) is women’s favourite method of contraception here at The Lowdown. The Hormonal coil (brands include Mirena, Levosert, Kyleena and Jaydess) tops our overall satisfaction ratings – with an average 3.5 out of 5.
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Get the lowdown on what spotting is, what to look out for and when to see your doctor.