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Could it harm the baby if you are pregnant and are on mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Could it harm the baby if you are pregnant and are on mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Yes: If you have an iud and become pregnant it is important to see an obgyn and have an ultrasound. If the iud can be easily removed, it should be. The iud can cause problems with the pregnancy there for if it remains in the risks will be higher, an maternal fetal medicine comanagement should be considered. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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

If i get pregnant on the mirena (levonorgestrel) 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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Will it hurt my baby if I got pregnant while on mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Will it hurt my baby if I got pregnant while on mirena (levonorgestrel)?

No: Typically no. There is an increased risk in the first trimester of miscarriage if it stays in so it is generally recommended to remove an IUD if pregnancy occurs. If the strings are not visible then the IUD must stay in. Other than the increased risk of miscarriage, it will not harm the baby. ...Read more

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Pregnant with mirena (levonorgestrel) and i get it removed will it hurt the baby?

Pregnant with mirena (levonorgestrel) and i get it removed will it hurt the baby?

Depends: If you get pregnant and their is an iud in place, if the iud strings can be seen, then the current recommendation is that it be removed. It is associated with a small increased risk of miscarriage, but this is not as risky as leaving it in place. ...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

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 had the mirena (levonorgestrel) took out in October 2013, it's been 10 months and I'm still not pregnant! !! What us going on, ps: I already have one child.

I had the mirena (levonorgestrel) took out in October 2013,  it's been 10 months and I'm still not pregnant! !! What us going on, ps: I already have one child.

Iud : It can can easily take a year to regain fertility after the mirena (levonorgestrel). I would only worry if you are not having periods the way that you used to prior to its insertion. ...Read more

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I've never had a child but hope to one day. I've currently had my mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD for over 3 yrs.. will it affect me from becoming pregnant in the future?

I've never had a child but hope to one day. I've currently had my mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD for over 3 yrs.. will it affect me from becoming pregnant in the future?

Should be fine: As long as you have not had any STD's while the IUD was in place, having it should not affect your child bearing capabilities. If you have had any STD's, there can be scarring that developed that could create some problems. Talk about your concerns with your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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I used to have a 28-day cycle. I gained a lot of weight and removed Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD. Can I get pregnant? Ttc 2nd child. Cycle now 24-33days.

I used to have a 28-day cycle. I gained a lot of weight and removed Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD. Can I get pregnant? Ttc 2nd child. Cycle now 24-33days.

Yes: The normal interval between cycles are 21-35dys. Your cycle interval may change from time to time and that's ok as long as it is within a normal range. Weight gain can cause hormonal imbalance, hence preventing ovulation. However, it does not mean you cannot get pregnant. Buy ovulation predictor kits to confirm you are ovulating. You must also eat healthy and exercise prior to conceiving. ...Read more

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I have the mirena, (levonorgestrel) but all symptoms of pregnancy. Negative tests. How can I be sure without going to doctor. I don't hve ins. I think i feel baby?

I have the mirena, (levonorgestrel) but all symptoms of pregnancy.  Negative tests. How can I be sure without going to doctor. I don't hve ins. I think i feel baby?

Need to get a blood: Pregnancy test, try to find a planned parenthood or a county clinic will be cheaper, or call the doc who put the Mirena (levonorgestrel) in and ask them how much they would charge u to come in and get a blood pregnancy test, should not be that expensive, . ...Read more

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Could i be pregnant? I had my mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD removed three days ago. We had sex last night and i started bleeding today. I want a baby, so i'm hoping i am

Possibly : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Check if you miss your next period. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant by the Mirena ?

Is it possible to get pregnant by the Mirena ?

Mirena IUD: The Mirena IUD is over 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. This means pregnancy is highly unlikely while using Mirena. It is a highly effective form of birth control. ...Read more

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My Mirena expired in Oct of this year. Is it possible to get pregnant I haven't had it removed yet? When it expired in Oct.

My Mirena expired in Oct of this year. Is it possible to get pregnant I haven't had it removed yet? When it expired in Oct.

At risk: If you are sexually active, you are at risk of getting pregnant. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. ...Read more

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I had 2 mirenas totalling 8 years, i took it out 2 days ago.. whats the likelihood of pregnancy if i took the ring out and tried immediately?

I had 2 mirenas totalling 8 years, i took it out 2 days ago.. whats the likelihood of pregnancy if i took the ring out and tried immediately?

Depends: It depends upon menstrual cycle. You have to have menstrual cycles and sex at the time of ovulation to get pregnant. If you want to have a child, figure out your cycles and make sure you have sex around the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on the mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Can you get pregnant on the mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Yes: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. To put it another way, the risk of pregnancy is about 1 in 1000. Pregnancy isn't common but it does happen in rare instances. If you do get pregnant while the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is in place, you have a high chance of having an ectopic pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant during the first weeks im on mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Is it possible to be pregnant during the first weeks im on mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Possibly: Iud's are not 100 percent protective. In addition they may move out of place or be wrongly placed. Do a pregnancy test and that will clarify yoour doubts. Also make sure that the iud is correctly placed by doing an ultrasound after your first period. ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant while you have the mirena(iud)?

Can u get pregnant while you have the mirena(iud)?

Yes but rare : Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud failures are possible but not very common. If you think you are pregnant check a pregnancy test. If it's positive it's very important that you see your doctor immediately. The risk of tubal pregnancy under these rare circumstances is 25%. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Mirena (Definition)

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