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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. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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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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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

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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

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Mirena (Definition)

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