My Experience of the Mirena Coil – Two Years On

I have previously written about my experience of having the Mirena coil, both shortly after having it fitted, and a second post a year on to reflect on how I felt about it after everything settled down. I decided to write a further update as I now feel that my periods have returned to normal following the use of the norethisterone tablet to delay my period over our wedding in...

My Experience of the Mirena Coil – One Year On

It has now been a whole year since I had the Mirena coil fitted and I thought I would do a little follow up post on my experiences after a very rocky start with it last year. After this awful start, I was seriously considering having it removed, when things started to settle down a few months in and over the summer, I was finally able to relax. I was...

The Great Baby Boom of 2017 – Am I Finished Having Babies?

It seems that every time I scroll through social media lately I come across another pregnancy announcement. Is there some sort of conspiracy? Did everybody plan to have a baby in early 2018 and I missed the memo? Or, is it more likely that the reason it feels like the world and his wife is expecting all of a sudden is down to the fact that I’m not sure whether...

My Experience of the Mirena Coil – One Month In 

Two out of the three of my children have been conceived whilst on the pill, so you can imagine that after having Benjamin I didn’t really trust it as a form of contraception.  I looked into the other options, and the one I kept coming back to was the Mirena coil. My mum had it fitted around five years ago, and she has found it really good for her.  As...