IUD question? SR ♥ 1 child; V, AR, United States 7869 posts
21st Jan '13

I got my paragard in on Friday. Ever since I've had medium bleeding, extreme back pain, and cramping...Is all of this normal?

Also, would this be counted as my first period?

~The Lunar Flower~ 2 kids; Alabama 6748 posts
21st Jan '13

The bleeding & cramping is probably part of your period but yes it is normal to have spotting/minimal bleeding & cramping from the IUD