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How long does it take to get pregnant after Mirena removal?

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A woman who has the Mirena intrauterine device removed can get pregnant as soon as the device is removed, according to the Mirena website. Many medical professionals recommend that women allow at least one menstrual cycle to pass between the removal and conception, according to Kids-Center.

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Around 80 percent of women become pregnant within the first year after Mirena removal, according to RXList. Women who are using Mirena as their only form of birth control must be aware that if Mirena comes out, which is known as expulsion, they may become pregnant if they don't use a backup form of birth control until a new Mirena is placed.

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