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Getting pregnant after coil removal

(7 Posts)
Flowerface Tue 07-Jun-11 18:58:02

...Anyway got any experience or advice? I had mine taken out last month and am utterly clueless about where I am in my cycle, whether I am even having a cycle and many other things. Does it usually take a while for things to settle down or are you good to go straight away? We have a non-sleeping 18 month old so need to strategise our approach in a way that uses our energies wisely (as it were!)... Would be very interested to hear anyone else's experiences, though I know that everyone's different and blah blah...

RosyRosie Tue 07-Jun-11 19:55:21

I took my own out on the 5th May. 22nd May I had a 3 day period (not long for me)...that's as much as I know! I'm going to try a test in two weeks or so, unless I get another period!

Flowerface Tue 07-Jun-11 20:07:06

You took your OWN out! That's pretty brave!

Yes, the same thing happened for me, re. a short period. But then I haven't had one for about three years, so who knows what normal is...

stitchinline Wed 08-Jun-11 13:44:07

I had mine (Mirena) taken out end july 2010

My first AF was the beginning september and my cycles have been pretty regular since then (about 33 days).

I have been using OPKs to try to pinpoint where I am each month as this is really my first experience of cycles since I was about 15 confused

I have managed 2 BFPs since it was removed but unfortunately both ended in MC

lostinwales Wed 08-Jun-11 13:48:49

Had mine removed mid April 2006, DS3 born January 2007 never had a period inbetween. Might I suggest using contraception until you are sure of your strategy? (DS1 and DS2 took between 9 -12 months to conceive each, not normally so quick off the mark blush)

Flowerface Wed 08-Jun-11 17:02:26

No no - sorry. I meant that we are definitely TTC but just don't have the energy to 'try' that often...!

lostinwales Wed 08-Jun-11 20:14:54

Oh sorry! Well I thought I could only get pregnant after I'd had a period well that's what I told DH so I settled into practice from the start. I have to say I was so surprised DH had agreed to it I gave him a couple of beers and proceeded to roger him senseless every evening before he could change his mind, very successful strategy. We did have 2 bigger DC's though who slept really well and were in full time school. Not really a strategy for those trying to pace themselves.

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