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That old feeling...

By Anonymous August 19, 2011 - 10:47am
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My husband and I already have a 2 year old and have been super careful about bringing a second child into the world before we can afford it again. Well, I ram on a the "mini pill" and understood the risks and benefits to this change in oral contraceptive. We pull out 99% of the time just to be extra safe but there was a day where we did not during this pill pack. I'm also aware the norgestrel causes periods to be late, light, and even skip. I have not had any of my usual menstrual symptoms nor have I had any spotting. What is the likelihood that I could have been impregnated on July 31? I try super hard to take my pill at the exact same time every day and even have a special alarm for it at 9am, but I also understand there is human error. Feeling sick to my stomach just like I did with my daughter, extra grumpy, extra tired, but no other symptoms. Too early to call the doctor? Should I run out and get a home pregnancy test? Or am I just over-reacting and need to stay calm?

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Still no period and took 2 pregnancy test that came out negative. I'm still not convinced so I'll take another next week. Honestly I don't take my pill at the exact same time every single day, like I said there's that human error that comes into play. Most of the time I do take it around the same time but some days I'm a bit late and I know that is crucial with the mini pill. So we'll see how it goes! I'll post back next week after another test!

August 20, 2011 - 8:33am
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