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1654941 tn?1323045664

removal of mirena and trying to conceive

I have had Mirena for 3.5 years and I plan on having it removed the beginning of July. My husband and I would like to try and get pregnant in the first few months after having it removed. I have never had a child before, I was put on Mirena due to getting migraine headaches. Any suggestions on getting pregnant right away?
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1654446 tn?1301971330
You can try once you get your first cycle after it's removed. Just don't dwell on it.. Stress of TTC can cause you not to..... :)
1640871 tn?1321673746
Hi, you can fall pregnant straight after Mirena, however in saying this all women are different. I had my Mirena in for about the same time as you. I got my Mirena out on the 27th of August last year, I fell pregnant prob 1-2 weeks after. I think I should have waited 3-4 months, as I miscarried that baby at 5w. My doctor did advise me to wait, even tho the company that makes it (Bayer) says you can start trying for a baby straight away. The lining on my uterus was to thin, when I miscarried I had just normal period cramps and bled a normal period, which really told me the lining wasn't the best. I tried for the next 3-4 months (I should say we) then decided to stop trying as I really thought there was no possibility of me falling pregnant. Then totally unexpected I fell pregnant. I am now 7w 3d pregnant, this pregnancy feels soooo different from the one I lost.

I would never ever encourage women to get this terrible form of contraception. It has to many side affects that the company (Bayer) will not admit too, there a lot of women out there making a class action against the makers of Mirena.

I wish you all the best, I also wish you a bit of patience to wait a few months until your uterus is perfect for your little bean. In saying all I have I am only going on my experience, the choice is ultimately up to you.
1655081 tn?1302353016
I had my 5 yr. IUD removed this year in February 3 and I tested positive for a pregnancy test March 3rd. I went for the check up and baby was conceived February 12th, about a week later. I've read other woman's comments too when I was coming off the IUD and that it can take up to a year to get pregnant. Obviously, I was ready right away. I must of hit the head on the nail exactly at the right time and now I am 1 day shy of being 10 weeks. Good luck and wish you all the best in baby land.
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