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confused about pregnancy/birth control

By November 3, 2015 - 2:30pm
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I need help, im racking my brain. I took Seasonale for a few years and I recently stopped midpack ( I went on vacation and the bag was lost) I was 8 weeks in o a 13 week pill pack. I bled for four days following stopping that pill. Does that count as a period? Or just a breakthrough bleed? We are trying or a baby but Im araid at our age (35 and 46) we are too late in lie. I don't know when I should test, if I should even test? I am having symptoms- sore breasts, nausea, weight gain and exhaustion but I heard those can be side effects of coming of the pill.

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The page froze on me in the middle of posting. Sometimes I hate electronics! I was worried Ive reached the age of infertility and with my husband being 46 it makes me even more nervous.

Thanks for your help!

November 3, 2015 - 3:45pm
HERWriter Guide (reply to NLC023)

Men can have kids until their 80s! Not that it's a good idea to do that and there are certainly some conditions in children (eg; autism and mental health) linked to older fathers but 35 for a female is still young and 46 for a male isn't too old either. Go for it!

November 3, 2015 - 3:49pm
HERWriter Guide

Hello NLC023

You posted this question twice, please just post once.

35 for a female is certainly not too old to have children. Many women are waiting for that age deliberately. I did!

You can test for pregnancy a few weeks after sex or if you don't get your next period in a month.
Good luck!

November 3, 2015 - 3:31pm
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