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Intrauterine system (IUS Mirena or Jaydess)



This is a very reliable contraceptive which is fitted in your uterus. The Mirena lasts five years and the Jaydess lasts three years, but either can be removed easily at any time. It contains a progestogen hormone and so it makes your periods much lighter and may even make them disappear.  When the IUS is removed your fertility will return to normal.

You will need a pre-insertion counselling visit and assessment. IUSs are fitted at The Wolverton Centre in a booked appointment clinic.

Please note we are not able to fit/replace IUS for women aged 55 or over for non-contraception reasons.    (Please contact your GP).