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Mirena (Definition)

The Mirena IUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available, it lasts 5 years, is ~99.5% effective, and thins the uterine lining so that you get lighter periods. 20% of women will stop having periods after 1 year and that's perfectly healthy. Effects in the uterus and so it won't affect or be affected by other medicadtion; very safe method; biggest risk after ...Read more


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Can i still get pregnant, why am i having trouble I am trying to get pregnant again I have one child already he was borm october 2010 and i got the mirena put in in may 2011 and out july 2011 due to on and off nausea that occured after i got the mirena in

You : You will most likely be able to get pregnant, especially as you have had a normal pregnancy in the past. Your hormones may be fluctuating, which can be caused by stress on the body, or even by weight (too high or too low). After intercourse, lie on your back for 10-15 minutes with your knees bent up to help retain sperm. Be sure you are eating a healthy diet. Discuss any medications you are on with your doctor. If you still do not conceive, then see your gynecologist or a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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I got my mirena out on 4/22/13, how long should it take to get my first period? I am trying to get pregnant and i still haven't gotten my period I am trying to get pregnant and i want to calculate .

I got my mirena out on 4/22/13, how long should it take to get my first period? I am trying to get pregnant and i still haven't gotten my period I am trying to get pregnant and i want to calculate .

Depends: Most patients resume normal periods after Mirena removal fairly quickly. Most will have their first periods 3-6 weeks after removal. For the first few months you will have to patient and monitor until you get back to normal. Your fertility returns almost immediately after removal. ...Read more

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If i get pregnant on the mirena will it hurt the baby?

If i get pregnant on the mirena will it hurt the baby?

Probably not: If you get pregnant with an iud, it is best to remove it asap. Bare in mind the attempt at removal could in itself cause a miscarriage, but it is best to try to remove it if the strings are visible. ...Read more

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If you get pregnant on mirena will it show on a test?

If you get pregnant on mirena will it show on a test?

Yes: If you have the Mirena iud in place, and you get pregnant, the pregnancy test is still reliable and not affected by the iud. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more