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Should women wait to get pregnant after removing mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Not long. The effect of the Mirena (levonorgestrel) should be gone in less that a month and may be gone much quicker. There is no specific waiting period to begin trying to conceive after the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is removed. Read more...

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...

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...

Can I get pregnant with 1 1/2 month left my mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Yes. Although it is very low chance, every birth control has a failure rate. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) is as maximally effective until the 5 years is complete. It is about the best on the market. Read more...

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

Probably not. It is best, however, in that infrequent situation to have the device removed, if that canbe done easily--primarily to reduce the risk of miscarriage. 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...

How early can you get pregnant when you got your mirena (levonorgestrel) tooken out?

At first ovulation. Mirena (levonorgestrel) does not prevent ovulation in the majority of users as opposed to birth control pills. Once the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is removed, there is no longer any contraceptive benefit. If one then has unprotected sex during ovulation, pregnancy can occur. Conception immediately post Mirena (levonorgestrel) removal is not harmful to the fetus. Read more...