pregnant with iud

After read other stories like mine i want to share my story. I had the iud for like a year and i ended up missing my period. I had all the sympthomes this would be my third child. I found out at five weeks that i was pregnant i took a home pregnancy test and it said positive. The same day i found out I was pregnant I was spotting bright red blood and went to the E.R. They did a vaginal ultra sound and seen the baby was perfectly in place and has a sac. They didn't see a heart beat because i was so early in pregnancy. Btw the iud was perfectly in place the E.R doctors looked at me like i was crazy. I went to the doctors and they checked my HM levels and they were going up as they should. At 6 weeks they took the iud out i didn't bleed or nothing i do feel fine. At 7 weeks everything is good i went to a ultra sound seen a heart beat which i'm extra happy about. I'm 8 weeks and just loving the fact that im having another baby even if it was not planned. The doctor said everything looks great and it looks like a green light. i will keep others updated please feel free to share your story with me.

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so I'm 8 weeks and 6 days I feel so naseous and dizzy. I'm having bad headaches and can't even be in a car or bus with out wanting to throw up. I really not eating because I just don't feel like eating or do I wanna throw up.

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I began to have pelvic pain during intercourse, my husband for the first time in 6 years could feel something. I went to see my doctor, they did an ultrasound to check for my IUD, I had a feeling it had moved out of place and sure enough, its in my uterus. We went on vacation in the middle of May, I thought forsure I would get my period while on vac. Instead I was spotting the whole time, not a regular period. As soon as we got back home I began to feel so sick, tired, dizzy, headaches. I took a pregnancy test 4 days ago, confirmed positive - pregnant. I am so worried. I've heard all the stories, I dont want to miscarry. I have a gyn appt this Friday. Please pray for me.

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I know it may seen scary but sometimes when the IUD moves in to the uterus there is still a chance of it not even touch the baby. I was read a story on this lady that had the same problem as you and they couldn't take the IUD out because it was on the top of her uterus. BUT she had a health boy full term and everything. REMEMBER ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE IF YOU JUST BELIEVE IN GOD AND STAY POSITIVE . Don't stress out and if your spotting it can just be the SAC is in place. Please keep me posted and i'm praying for you.

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Just a quick update i'm feeling pretty good today even though I'm still throwing up. But i'm just have crackers and water in my purse. Other then that thank god no pains or headaches today.

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You are both in my thoughts and prayers. Please pray for me and my unborn child as I am also pregnant with an IUD that they cannot locate. They say it most likely went through my uterus into my body somewhere and they cant xray me to find it because I'm pregnant. I'm scared hearing all the awful stories of loss of IUD babies late in the pregnancy.

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Hi everyone, I am 26 and pregnant 7 weeks. I had the coil 4.5 years, my husband and I were going to take it out at the end of this year - so of course we desperately want to keep this baby even though it's come a few months earlier! The trouble is, we went to the emergency clinic and they couldn't remove the coil. The baby has a heartbeat but we were just told to now ''cross our fingers and hope''. We have so many people praying for us and thinking of us, but I can't start to get excited because I have no answers, no research, no one to help me. I am incredibly fit and healthy but it doesn't help. I am so terrified of being one of the 50% who lose the baby in the 2nd trimester.

Does anyone know where we can find statistics, research, studies? I know I am younger than most people with a copper IUD so I am at a lower miscarriage rate, but I am so scared. I cry every day even though I have the support of so many people. The doctors are just hopeless!

I am in Denmark so I don't even speak the language, which doesn't help. Plus, they have a population of 6m so they have no experience of this at all.

Thanks.

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I was 26 when I got pregnant with an IUD in. My husband and I (fiancé at the time) had put all our stuff in storage and were traveling through Austral-Asia when I started feeling sick, breaking out, and getting sore breasts. I did not believe it was possible, but we took a pregnancy test anyway and it was positive. The few days I spent in an Australian hospital (luckily no language barrier) were the scariest, most stressful days of my life. They did an ultrasound and determined the position of the IUD and baby were favorable so took it out. I had a very rough pregnancy (I am sure exacerbated by stress) but we now have a beautiful wonderful 8 month old baby girl who is the best thing that has ever happened to me. My thoughts go out to all women who have to go through this terrifying situation.

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i'm 29 yearsold, i had the mirena on july 09 , one week ago the doctor told me that i have 8 weeks pregnant. my doctor could no see the mirena, my doc send my to special ultrasound that if they can see .. they told me that they can not take out the mirena because if they they take out the mirena beacuse if they take out the mirena i going to loose the baby or i can have a abortion in another place if i want to.. i want to know who havs a baby with the mire in place!! thankss... sorry for my english!!

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i am also pregnant with the IUD (copper) im 7 weeks along and the IUD is embedded in my uterus wall so sadly it can not be taken out. im scared and i just dont know what to do or even how to feel at this point:( Dr cant ell me much but we will be doing US every two weeks to keep an eye on the baby and how close it is to the IUD:( i will be praying for everyone that is going thru the same thing(which is more then i expected to find)

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So I just found out yesterday that I am pregnant and I have the Paragard IUD. I have had it in for 6 years. The physician I work for says I should have it removed, but 2 out 3 ob/gyns I called to make appointments with, told me that they leave it in! After reading these posts I am terrified of keeping it in. My husband felt the strings in place, so im thinking if I can find a dr that will take it out, I should do it. I am so confused. I am probably about 6 weeks along. Any advice?

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Wow. I am shocked at how many people are pregnant with IUDs, just on this site, who have seen THIS post within the last couple of weeks. I have an IUD too and the thought of getting pregnant with it is crazy. Please, if you all can, keep us posted through this thread. God bless you all and your sweet unborn babies!

Heather
www.coxquads.blogspot.com

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Quick update: I'm 13 weeks i had a ultra sound and everything looked great. I been feeling a little off because so many things are going in my life thats makes me think twice about this baby. But other then that everything is going well.

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If you can take out the IUD like i did just take it out. Remember if you are suppose to miscarrige you will with it in or out. Better chances of you taking it out and having that off your mind. Then you being in your second tran and you can't take it out and that can affect the baby.

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Well, after getting an ultrasound, the Dr was able to remove the IUD without any problems because the IUD had shifted for some unknown reason after 6 years and was almost out anyway. So far so good and i have had no problems. I am really grateful for this site because it helped me with decisions. I never knew how common these IUD pregnancies really are.

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OK I'm so happy I'm not alone! I have had my copper IUD for 2 and a half years, I had it put in when my son was 4 months old. And I was sure that 99.4% of women with an IUD do not get pregnant...

A couple of months ago, my bestfriend was having alot of spotting on and off and major pain (she also has the copper IUD) She had hers inserted around the same time as me as well. Now turns out she had a tubal pregnancy that fixed itself, the dr's say to keep the IUD in, which makes no sense, it obviously failed her, and she now is scared to have another tubal after all the pain she was in. So thats her story, which leads to mine...

I think IUD's suck(for lack of a better word) Now my opinion comes from this...

My last period started June 7, low and behold, this month - no period. I had been feeling pregnant for approx 3 weeks-heartburn, sore swollen breasts, horrible acne, few cramps, no spotting/bleeding & feeling all around exhausted, exactly how I felt when I was pregnant with my son... So yesterday marked my 5th day late... I decide to take a test, last night- low & behold... pregnancy confirmed... so now Im freaking out, my boyfriend really didn't want to have another child, which is why I had the IUD (I was planning on making him give me another baby next year lol) I told him, and hes actually excited! So now we are both happy... & this is where it gets confusing, I spoke to the after hours dr that was on call last night from my dr's office, she first told me to leave it in, and confirmed 50% of people with IUD's that get pregnant, miscarry. She then called me back 20 min later and told me, if my strings are visible, a dr can remove it, and that bumps me up to 75% chance of the baby making it... so she said I can wait til monday, when my dr's office opens, or go to a walk-in clinic. I went to a clinic this morning, I wanted the IUD out. The Dr there recommended I keep it in for the full pregnancy. I was strongly against this due to what I've read, now he took it out (WITHOUT) an ultrasound, which freaks me out, but told me to watch for spotting or bleeding... this all happened at 10:30 this morning and now its 4:00 pm... no spotting, cramping or bleeding, but what if the baby's in my tubes??

I'm so freaked out... I am going to my dr on monday, first thing, I'm so frazzled! It wasn't supposed to happen like this... I want to be happy but I'm just so petrified. I always wanted another baby, so Im sure this one is a blessing, but I just don't want anything to go wrong :S

PS Good luck to everyone else out there, I will keep you all in my prayers!!

& mark my word... my friend(s) & I will never, ever get IUDs again!!

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*update* I now have very little goopy brown discharge once in awhile when I wipe. I am very nervous

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hello i am a 28yr old mother of a one year old lil boy i have had the copper iud for a year now exactly last month and last mth i didnt get my period i went to the dr on june 25th he said i was ok had the iud in place and should get my period in two days that i was stressing and should get here soon sure enough i beleived him i have been stressin latley been going through a hard time with my marriage but on friday my friend finally said i needed to take a test cuz im not one to miss a period even with my iud i never had till last mth i toke the test sure enough positive. i am now scared for i have had two previous miscarriages before my son and not iud related. i have been reading up and i got intrested in this site for all the similar stories i too heard the iud worked and now im here with a positive test and no ins i hope the dr takes me in tomorrow if i tell him the situation. i pray this pregnancy goes right i beleive everything happens for a reason hoping everything is ok. my husband and i are trying to work things out so i know this would be a blessing from god at this time. thank you for your stories i feel a bit better in knowing i might have the baby in place. i will try to keep up with this site to write down whats going on with me. good luck to all and god bless.

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Hiii, so I have kind of a positive update... I went to the Dr today, couldnt get an ultrasound because Im not 7 weeks, I guess. Either way, there has been no more brown discharge since the 10th, and I tested my HCG levels today, shows that I am at 1718 :) I am going to be testing them every 2 days until next monday... so hopefully they double everytime, it seems to be a normal level for almost 5 weeks(im 5 weeks tomorrow) so Im also trying to stay hopeful, but I know I really really just have to wait and see what happens on July 26 at my ultrasound, because then I will know if it is ectopic or not... :(

But... still no pain... so thats also a good sign!

Thinking of all of you! <3

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I don't know if anyone still reads this but, the baby is in the right place & I'm almost 9 weeks ;)

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Hi everyone!

I too am late with my period.. and not sure what to make of it. I am NEVER late. The last time I was late was about 3 months ago.. when I was actually pregnant and then had a miscarriage. I had a copper IUD put in about 3 weeks ago, however, it was put in at the wrong time of my cycle. It is suppose to be at the end of your cycle, however it was around ovulation time. I dont know if this plays a role.
I have been having very light bleeding, more like spotting since Saturday. On and off, not constant. This is very unusual for me. I have never experienced this. Any of you ladies experienced light bleeding/spotting.. feeling like your period is about to start, but doesn't? Did a test 2 days ago, but it was negative. Not sure if I tested too early, or if it simply is nothing.

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