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I've been thinking about getting the mirena coil fitted, as i've heard good things about it, but i'd like some advice.. Has anyone had any experience with them? I think I remember .Becky saying she had one.. But I don't know if anyone else has. Does it really reduce your menstrual flow as much as they say it does? I have very heavy periods and I got my first one last week (not fun.. I wasn't expecting it!) so I love the idea of my periods being easier to handle.

I'm using condoms at the moment, but they're such a faff.. So I either want to get the coil fitted or just get the pill.

Thank you in advance for any advice! =)
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replied January 2nd, 2007
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Not me. Sorry.
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replied January 2nd, 2007
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I'd definately say go for it.
There are really good reports with the ius (marketed as mirena) as it has slow release hormones in it, unlike the older iud which doesn't.
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replied January 2nd, 2007
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Just a quickie my sister said to say not to go on the pill if you are tottaly run off your feet and could easily forget it, thats how number two happened for her!
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replied January 2nd, 2007
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I havent' had problem with it so far. I love it......The flow is the same for me because I was never heavy.....Well my first one after my section was kinda heavy but since I got it...I haven't had a problem and not having to remember to take a pill, change a patch, worry about getting the shot or fidgiting with the condom has been great........I say go for it.
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replied January 2nd, 2007
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Hi darling yes I have one in and it's fantastic!I have no periods whatsoever and don't have to worry about it at all. I wouldn't recommend the one without hormones though cause that made me bleed really heavy. I got mine fitted at brook. They're great.
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