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Will It Hurt My Baby If I Got Pregnant While On Mirena
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
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
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
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
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
My breasts hurt to the touch. I am 31 and on the mirena (levonorgestrel). I need to know what is the possibility of me being pregnant or it being something else.
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
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'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 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
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?
Can I get pregnant with a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD in if I haven't got it checked to see if its in place? Breasts hurt and leaking clear stuff.
Small chance: It is important to check for iud strings every so often to be sure iud is in place. Since you don't know if it is and you're concerned about pregnancy check a pregnancy test. If the iud is in place chance of pregnancy is quite low. ...Read more
I had my mirena taken out two weeks ago. I'm trying for my second baby. I never had a period while on mirena. My doctor said it could take up to three months before my period returns. Can I get pregnant before having a period?
Can the mirena (levonorgestrel) make my breast hurt? My breast are sore and heavy and I'm not pregnant. Can it be the Mirena (levonorgestrel)?
If you do get pregnant while on mirena (levonorgestrel) will you get a false negative at home pregnancy test?
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.
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
I had 2 mirenas totalling 8 years, I took it out 2 days ago. What's the likelihood of pregnancy if I took the ring out and tried immediately?
Supposed to come out: At 5 yr mark yes you could get pregnant please see you gyn and have it removed asap and either get another one put in or use something else and if u want no more kids you can get an essure tubal takes 5 minutes, no cutting, I do them in office, no cutting, can work in the am, do it in the pm, go back to work next am. ...Read more
My mirena (levonorgestrel) expired march of this year I haven't gotten it removed yet and now im pregnant?
Concern for preg?: Often times, a period is delayed and women are concerned about being pregnant. With a history of unprotected intercourse, the anxiety due to a possible unplanned pregnancy rises. A easy way to determine if you are pregnant is by doing a home pregnancy test. It can be done around the time of your expected period. It can be done safely & with ease within the comfort/privacy of home ...Read more
Time to change: The manufacturer of Mirena (levonorgestrel) recommends removal after five years. We do know a "grace period" is built in knowing that some may keep in longer. A few studies have demonstrated that it is effective for longer than five years. Regardless, it should be removed and replaced if you are not ready to get pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more
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
Very few: About 1 % and many less at age 44. ...Read more