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    I have decided to take my Mirena out at the end of the month. I am wondering what I can expect when it's out ( I have had it in for 3.5 years) what have people's experiences been?

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    I had mine out about three years ago in nov, decided to start ttc in feb and fell pg first month. I've been told that you should wait 2-3 cycles before ttc because falling pg straight after it can result in mc. The first time around, I didn't know that, it was just coincidence that we waited a few cycles. This time I went to get mine out at the gp last month and she couldn't find the strings so I have to wait til 9/12 to see the gynaecologist to try and get it out.

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    For ds (our first baby) I had mirena out and was pregnant within 6 weeks! Good luck

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    Thanks for the advice ladies! How is the pain? ( if any)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craftymamabris View Post
    Thanks for the advice ladies! How is the pain? ( if any)
    I didn't even feel mine come out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HugsBunny View Post
    I didn't even feel mine come out.
    Oh good. Just worried about that and bleeding for a week and being in pain because I haven't had a period in 3 years. Fingers crossed for me haha

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    I don't remember it being that bad. I has my first one in for almost three years I think. I've got another one in now and have has it for almost 4 years.

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    It's much better than having it put in.
    I got pregnant straight away. Didn't even have a period first.

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    Oh wow haha! And I hope so because the Mirena going in before having kids and not getting knocked out was no easy feat. My strings are a bit short so I will need to go back to my gyno but that's alright.

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    It really depends on the person.
    I had mine out about July and it was terrible! I wasn't told about any of the possible issues such as torrential bleeding, severe cramps, etc. It was so bad that when I rang Nurse On Call they told me to go straight to hospital as it sounded like I was having a miscarriage! Luckily I wasn't but that gives you an idea of how bad I had it.
    However, having since read a lot more about it I've discovered that I should never have been given it to begin with due to personal and family medical history. But there are still a lot of women out there who have said the bleeding and cramps afterwards was absolutely dreadful.

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