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Mirena coil

(10 Posts)
dolcegusto Sun 21-Nov-10 21:34:56

I've had a mirena coil for about 18 months, had light periods every 6 weeks or so.

Have just realised I haven't had a period for probably 4 months at least. Is this normal or should I do a pg test?

bellylicious Sun 21-Nov-10 21:49:39

i would test just to be sure but it can be normal,
i know when i had my coil in it took me 3 1/2 months before i had a period!
if you get a bfn then just to put your mind at ease go to the nurse/doc just to be sure

bellylicious Sun 21-Nov-10 21:50:33

ah sorry forgot to say
my second son was a happy accident whilst i had the coil .......... eek grin

dolcegusto Sun 21-Nov-10 21:52:16

Oh god don't say that... My sil also has a 6 month old dd conceived with a coil.

An awful lot of people seem to get pg with a mirena coil.

bellylicious Sun 21-Nov-10 21:54:15

yer its not quite as good as they say im afraid
i know of 2 people who have had babies whilst having the coil

what would your feelings be about a bfp

MimsyRogers Sun 21-Nov-10 21:56:14

I didn't have periods with the Mirena coil, so hopefully it's normal for you.

dolcegusto Sun 21-Nov-10 22:02:06

God I really hope so mimsy. The thing that worries me is that I did have periods for the first 15 months or so.

Would like dc3 but not just yet!! Am finally back at pre-preg weight after 4 years of trying, and have plans to finish my degree next year, so timing is a little poor. Plus I have a large glass of wine in my hand that I'm really enjoying and would like a few more months of drunkeness wine drinking. grin

dolcegusto Sun 21-Nov-10 22:12:39

Sorry missed your message there belly,

A bfp would be received with a massive grin on my face, and probably lots of tears, but dh is dead set against another, although I'd like it but not for a couple more years for the reasons above.

Am still very broody though [Blush]

QuietTiger Mon 22-Nov-10 13:36:17

I had a mirena coil for 4 years and no periods. It was bloody bliss! I'd do a PG test to be sure, but IME it's highly probably that you're not pregnant. Having said that, it's not beyond the realms of possibilty. QT

decisiontime Mon 22-Nov-10 21:16:08

Hi Dolcegusto, I've got Mirena coil now for 3.5 yrs and apart from initial prolonged bleeding I haven't had periods during this time, only occassional spotting.This can be normal for some women that have Mirena. However, given that your bleeding pattern has changed suddenly, I would check, just in case, oops.

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