Copper Coil and weight loss

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Hi can I ask if anyone has come off the pill had the copper coil fitted and managed to lose weight. I've put 3 stone on and can't budge it. I'm going for a consultation on Monday for the coil. I think what I'll find weird is I've never had a period in years so will not be looking forward to that. Do you have to have it fitted after you've had a period? Thanks

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    Hi! I was told to come in while on my period so it's easier to put in(um it was painful for me) I've had it for about a month now. I'm not sure if I've lost weight because I try to eat healthy and exercise and have been tryin to lose weight while on and off the pill. Do you eat healthy and exercise?
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    Hi Kelly,

    How is it going? I'm wondering whether you went ahead with the copper coil? I just recently (less than 3 weeks ago) got one fitted to be free of hormonal contraception which I just haven't got on at all with since I had my little boy who's 3. Before him (and when I caught!), I was on the combined pill and understandably I didn't want to go back to that after... I have spent the last 3 years trying various things, depo injections, the implant and progesterone only pill... Weight gain (or at least a real struggle to lose weight) has been a reoccurring theme of all of these. I remain a stone heavier than my pre-pregnancy weight despite being moderately active and eating a on the whole healthy diet... I am really hoping that this change to the copper coil will help me feel better in my own skin. It was painful having it fitted and I have been very bloated on and off but it's early days and when I weighed myself this morning I was 2lbs lighter than this time last week... I'd call that hope! :-)

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      Hi Rebecca,

      I was wondering how changing to the copper coil has worked out for u? I am thinking about changing to it ad i have gained 20 lbs since Depo in Dec 2016 n eat good n workout daily and trying not to get frustrated but weight not coming off... Has the coil worked for u?

      Judith

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    Hi just seeing this dicussion, has the coil made it eaiser? Im thinking of getting off Depo... gained 20lbs i lost just before starting it in Dec 2016...

    Is coil worth it?

    Thanks

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