When you start Mirena, you may notice the following. In the first 3 to 6 months: Your period may be irregular Your period may be heavier at first and the number of bleeding days may increase You may have frequent spotting or light bleeding A few women may find that their periods are heavier than normal. Some women have heavy bleeding during this time. Call your healthcare provider if your period continues to be heavier than usual After you have used Mirena for a while:
How soon after implementation of Mirena can I have sex?
Is Bleeding After Sex an IUD Side Effect?
Sometimes IUDs are covered through social assistance, disability, First Nations status, or extended health plans. They can be removed at any time by a health care provider if you do not like them or want to get pregnant. IUDs are rapidly reversible, meaning that fertility will return very quickly after removal. Why come to us for an IUD? Our doctors are highly skilled and have put in thousands of IUDs. Research shows that IUD insertions are safer and more comfortable with experienced doctors.
View All If you've chosen an intrauterine device IUD for birth control, preparation is similar for the insertion of each type. See what to expect and understand more about this form of birth control. An IUD is a small T-shaped flexible device that is inserted into the uterus. This may help to minimize the cramps and discomfort that may be caused during the insertion.
Is cramping normal? Many women experience cramping during an intrauterine device IUD insertion and for a short time afterward. To insert an IUD, your doctor pushes a small tube containing the IUD through your cervical canal and into your uterus.