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I just wanna ask if i can get pregnant right after i stopped my birth control pill?

By February 21, 2016 - 3:19am
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I'm taking Diane 35 for the past 3 months and when my partner and I decided to have a baby, i stopped using it. In one pack i only used 5pills then i stopped it. Right after that, we have unprotected sex for 4 consecutive days. After 5 days i had that what they so called withdrawal bleeding (effect of stopping pills). Now i'm 6 days late. I used a HPT 4times but all negative. We havent had sex since then. I had i think a spotting last 15 (the day i should gotten my period) but it only lasted for 2 days i think. It was very light and that time my breast sore. Now i sometimes feel nauseous and irritated. Other than that i dont have any symptoms of pregnancy. Ah yes, sometimes a mood swings.

Can anyone help me? I read a lot of forums regarding this. I hope someone out there is in the same boat.

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Hello and welcome to EmpowHer,
The symptoms you are experiencing are common when coming off birth control pills. It does not necessarily mean you are pregnant. Common symptoms can include:
--mood swings
--breast tenderness
--irregular bleeding and disruption of menstrual cycle
--weight gain

Your best chance of getting pregnant will occur if you have intercourse while ovulating. Since you just got off the pill however, it may take a little while for your natural menstrual cycle to return to normal. But when it does, ovulation usually occur about 12-15 days before your period.

Below I have pasted a link to a HER article that talks more about what symptoms to except when coming off birth control pills.

February 21, 2016 - 8:48am
(reply to fchacon)

Thank you for your reply. I want to elaborate it so you can fully understand. Here it is.

My last period started last Jan 19(tuesday) and ended jan 22(friday, same date i started my new pack of pills) on the 4th day(jan 26) of pack i stopped and have sex last jan 27, skipped on 28, had on 29 and 30. I saw in my period tracker that Jan 30 was also my ovulation day. Jan 31 to Feb 1 i had a bleeding and I think that was a withdrawal bleeding and normal for those who stopped bcp in the mid pack.

I am now 6 days delayed. Havent had sex since then. Feb 15 (same date i should gotten my period), i had a light bleeding and i think that was spotting. I cant even full a panty liner. It lasted on feb 16 and became lighter than the first one. I also had a tender breast in the same date.

My partner thinks that im pregnant but i took 4 HPT and it was all negative. Other than that i sometimes feel dizzy, nauseous, tired, sleepy and irritated. I crave and eat a lot now and i think i increase weight.

Is this because i'm pregnant or my period is about to start or is this because i stopped bcp? I really dont know which. I hope you can answer my questions. Thank you so much!

February 21, 2016 - 9:09am
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