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08 Nov 2006

16 weeks pregnant on the Mirena
6 weeks ago I have discovered I am 10 weeks pregnant whilst using the Mirena IUD. Unfortunately my gynie could not remove the IUD as the strings moved up. My concern is; what are the side effects of the hormones released by the Mirena on the unborn foetus and how safe is it leaving the Mirena in.

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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Trying to remove the Mirena at this stage will be more harmful than leaving it. There isn't much information on the effects of the hormones on the fetus.

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