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IUD ?

I just had my 2nd son...considering Mirena. Do you gain weight on it? Do you really have 2 periods a month? How do you like yours? Also, I have had unprotected sex directly after my period. He pulled out. What are the odds of being prego?

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mandylynn19875

Asked by mandylynn19875 at 1:47 PM on Jul. 23, 2010 in Health

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  • i lost weight with it. i had light periods every few months. it also gave me cysts, which were incredibly painful and went away once i had it removed.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 1:51 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • thanks! keep em coming!
    mandylynn19875

    Comment by mandylynn19875 (original poster) at 1:52 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • Do some research on the Mirena. I've heard lots of bad things about it. I like the Paraguard (copper), there's no hormones in it.
    DawnA72

    Answer by DawnA72 at 1:56 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • Im going in for the Paraguard. It is hormone free and my Dr. actually recommended that rather than Mirena.
    TsMommy428

    Answer by TsMommy428 at 2:06 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • does the paragard make you bleed forever? (My sweetie is in the Army, based in Texas...going to see him in October...)
    mandylynn19875

    Comment by mandylynn19875 (original poster) at 2:11 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • I had the mirena IUD for 4.5 years..no periods only slight spotting..took it out and got preggo right away..then had my son and got it put back in 6 weeks postpartum....no periods and I can breast feed with it in...I love it! But that's just me!
    maggiebella25

    Answer by maggiebella25 at 2:15 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • ps: no weight gain
    maggiebella25

    Answer by maggiebella25 at 2:15 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • DO NOT GET IT! I HAD IT AND I ENDED UP GETTING PREGNANT AND IT KILLED MY BABY AND GAVE ME REALLY BAD INFECTIONS IN MY STOMACHE. MY HAIR FELL OUT AND I HAD BACK PAIN AND ALL SORTS OF HORRIBLE STUFF.
    xkrystals.momx

    Answer by xkrystals.momx at 2:15 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • check out the website for mirena and paragaurd and do your research!
    maggiebella25

    Answer by maggiebella25 at 2:16 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • I am putting one in next month. My dr recommended it to me b/c I am hesitant to get my tubes tied. This will give me 5 years to decide.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 5:46 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

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