Anyone here got pregnant whilst on Implanon?

(287 Posts)
Haribosmum Wed 08-Aug-07 08:24:03

Just asking because I've been on it for 6 months and bled every month...except this month. I am sure I'm just having a month 'off' due to the Implanon but I have been feeling sick,headachy etc. Probabaly or pyschological or a bug but I was just wondering......

drlove8 Sat 23-May-09 14:36:05

I too got pregnant on implanon, GP checked me out and said i was between 8 and 12 weeks from what she could tell by examination, sadly i MC on the friday , was due to get implanon removed on the monday, so spent monday in maternity hospital( where the FP clinic is hmm,getting it out, and being told that id MC.9 months later i gave birth to twins, so its all a bit hmm.

drlove8 Sat 23-May-09 14:38:48

oh forgot to add had implanon put in on febuary , had it out first week november.

drlove8 Sat 23-May-09 15:13:05

st johns wort can stop it working, as can some epilepsy meds, some hiv meds, and other medication- something to do with liver function, but tbh dont really understand it,( have been googleing like mad)

YummyMummyxO Thu 28-May-09 21:44:01

Can AnyOne Help Me?!
I Had A Baby In May And Was Put On The Implanon In The November, My Periods Were Fine Then All Of A Sudden They Stopped, I Have All The Symptoms Of Pregnancy And I Went To The Doctors And She Just Laughed And Said " If Your Pregnant On The Implanon, You'll Be In The World Records ", Has AnyOne Ever Got Pregnant On The Rod? HELP!

princess101 Mon 01-Jun-09 17:17:05

Well. I have been on implon for just over two years but not really had regular sex or anything while on it. I recently started dating a guy a few months back and as you can guess regular sex took place. Since being on implon i have had my periods as clock work. we have now just split up periods have stopped sore boobs and fluttery feelings in my stomache. Is this normal symptoms just i haven't had these.

princess101 Mon 01-Jun-09 17:23:39

Had my first child while i was on the pill and i dont care what anyone says i took it like clockwork! Trying implon and now kinda having a panic attack ~! Help

drlove8 Mon 01-Jun-09 20:23:38

hiya princess101... your docs a bit of an arse tbh! ...get yourself to boots/superdrug/supermarket and get a test...the fact you have already got pregnant whilst on the pill and taking it corectly is IMHO a wee indicator that your super fertile and that the dose of chemical contraception might not be right for your system to work properly( this could be bollocks as it is just my theory, not medical viewpoint..grin... but how else can you explain it? faulty batch?)...fingers crossed for you... hope you get the answer your wanting!smile

wishx Mon 08-Jun-09 16:42:44

iv had the implant for 18 months, i found out six months after using it that u could infact get pregnant on the implant. my freind MC'd twice. back in feb i found out i was 2mnths gone. im 17 so it was a big shock and i was scared i told my BF and he was very worried. i was so scared i didnt tell anyone else and was too stupid to think of getting the stupid implant out. two weeks later and i MC. i was still too scared and still no one else knows, its tearing me up. my bf dosent even seem worryed and i really badly want a baby now that im even scarin myslef lol. well not literally but u know what i mean. since the MC iv had really really bad periods that have really bad side affects. im thinking of getting my implant taken out as it has caused too much problems. also, my implant feels like bent in the middle does anyone else have this? and dose anyone know if maybe thats why i fell pregnant? im very scared and very sad and i dont really know why

giddykipper Thu 11-Jun-09 18:38:26

wishx just seen your message and didn't want it to go unanswered. Very sad for you, it's just crap. Do you not have a friend you could talk to?

wishx Mon 15-Jun-09 23:32:22

well, ive been speaking to a counsilor after i told my lecturer i was having some difficulties but i just cant seem to shake the sadness i spose its just greif but its horrible. thank you for your concern. its really appriciated :D and hopefully ill feel a little better soon.

Sh0es Thu 25-Jun-09 01:29:00

oh my god you guys now have me terrified!

Im 21 in a stable relationship but we are both full of debt! I have a pregnant looking belly, and very sore breasts! I was pregnant last year in May and had an abortion after careful consideraiton of our finances! It broke my heart. I had the implanon put in after it and not really had any problems apart from a constant brown discharge for 5months until I started taking the pill for three months. After that I had two periods in one month, Feb and not had a period since! I can't have a baby as due to the recession I lost my job and since have gathered more debts!
Could I be pregnant?
I don't want to bring a child into a world where I can not support them !

MissAmandaLynn Wed 01-Jul-09 07:57:22

Hey I have a long story, today is July 1st 2009 and I got my implant in in September of 2008. I read all what could happen if you were to get pregnant on implanon. I have been having messed up periods sense i got on it and first it was every month right on the dot until November and it was a couple days late in November, then it switched to every two months then it switched to every two weeks, then every month. well in may i started my period around the 9th or the 10th and in July i didn't get my period until the 18th. Well I was dating a guy and he left for the military in November and he just recently broke up with me on June 7th so i didn't have sex for 7 months. after he broke up with me i decided to have sex and we had sex without condoms but he pulled out, yeah i know still could get me pregnant. But anyway I have been on my period sense the 18th of June and this is very odd for me cause usually my periods only last 4-6 days. And i was wondering if maybe I'm having a miscarriage? Im only 16 if i keep having my period im going to the doctor.

roismurphy Sun 05-Jul-09 01:05:57

Hi everyone, just wanted to share my experience with implanon and have a question that I'm hoping you can help me on!

I am coming to the end of my 2nd implanon, due to come out 14th July!!

During the 3 years of the 1st implant everything was fantastic, periods stopped almost immediately and didn't return until 4 months before it was due to be removed - they were all over the place then tbh, every fortnight or so and very heavy, lots of mood swings etc. My doc said it was normal as it was coming to the end of its cycle. I got the 2nd implant in 2006 and again periods stopped immediately, haven't experienced weight gain at any stage with implanon and have had increase in size of breasts but i started impanon when i was 17 (now 23) so think that's pretty normal!

anyway, all in all I did go through stages when I thought I could have been pregnant, possibly paranoia some times (I've always had fluctuating weight) and have gone through who knows how many tests in the last 6 years but thankfully I haven't fallen pregnant on implanon, but I have been quite careful as well in that we use condoms if I am taking antibiotics, have been vomiting and usual precautions used with mini pill.

so I would personally recommend it to everyone, but I do know everyone is different and know some people who have had it removed not long after getting it in as they have been depressed, fatigued etc - guess it just depends on your own hormone balance?

any finally... my question is does anyone know anything about contraception after implanon - have any of you stopped taking implaanon and had good/bad experiences with another contraceptive? I am not ready to have a baby yet, but don't think it would be healthy in the long run to get another implanon as would then have a straight run of 9 years on it so I'm looking at other options.

My doc told me after the 1st implanon that once you come off it your fertility literally sky rockets and a lot of her patients have fallen pregent 2-3 months after removal of implanon, some planned and some accidental so i want to make sure I am well covered!!!

I would really appreciate any advice you can give me and hope my experience with Implanon can answer some of your questions too!

susehic1 Thu 09-Jul-09 05:00:11

I am 26 I have 3 children and I had the implanon put in the day after my daughter was born which was nearly two years ago. I feel pregnant, I have had regular periods on the implanon until now. They are very late, I have sore breasts and just feel pregnant. I want to know if anyone else has got pregnant on implanon and did it show up on HPT

wishx Fri 10-Jul-09 03:23:51

hi everyone! iv heard that your hormone levels are too low on implanon to show on either tests or blood test not completley sure tho.

i wrote on here a bit ago talkin about all my problems on the implanon and what hell its been. this last few weeks ive been feeling really pregnant (AGAIN!!) sore boobs, loads of sleep, gone off coffee!!! bloated and sickly. the lot. this time tho i wasnt going to ignore it and i went straight to the doctors. and i swear they thought i was crazy! she was just not listening saying it wasnt possible and she didnt even check my implant to see for damage! she ended up giving me pescription for the pill to "stableise blood flow" i was like the problem is there is no flippin blood flow and im having pregnancy symptons you loonatic! (well no, i didnt say that: but i felt like it lol)

anyway i dont know if any of you have read my other posts but i really dont need any of this agian! even if im not pregnant im having this thing out. its taking over my life!

thanks xx

susehic1 Fri 10-Jul-09 06:53:07

I dont know if the implanon is the cause of these pregnency symtoms because I have heard stories of people getting pregnant on it then you have the doctors who think that it is not possible or that hey have not heard of it. All I know is I feel pregnant I have 3 kids already so I know what it should feel like. Negative test after negative test. I really want to know if there is anyone who has got pregnant on implanon and how long had they had it in and did it show up on HPT

MamoriYagami Fri 17-Jul-09 11:52:23

My daughter had the contraceptive implant on the 8th of may and for the last month or two she has continuously been bleeding. We were told she was going to experience the odd spotting but this is everyday and she is now becoming very conscious about it and she is starting to become very worried. We tried booking an appointment to see the nurse but obviously a 15 almost 16 year old doesn't exactly want to go and see someone to talk about how she feels. If there is anything you can tell me about it, it would be really helpful. I wouldn't normally ask its just for the first few weeks she had no problems. Then she had her period a little late and hasn't stopped since then.

susehic1 Tue 21-Jul-09 03:06:12

I have noticed that with me the bleeding settled in the first 6 months it is a matter of perseverance also there is a tablet the doc can give to take for a week on the implanon and it stops the bleeding it is a hormone boost. It works a treat

damprye Wed 05-Aug-09 11:18:34

I have the implanon in atm and have not had AF visit grin since I had it put in but now after having IC wink with my boy's father and have come up with two positive (albiet faint) HPT's shock now I know I have been feeling pregnant since about a week after IC and I have been able to feel it within days each time I have fallen pregnant (twice) and I am now a bit scared about M/C as many seen to on implanon. How can I find out about the death statistics in fetus' due to implanon failing. sad

IneedacleanerIamalazyslattern Wed 05-Aug-09 11:24:54

I have the Implanon (until next wednesday I hate it) MamoriYagami the dr can put your dd on the pill along side the implanon to stop the bleeding it is very common with the mplant and is the usual course of treatment.

damprye Wed 05-Aug-09 11:26:30

Quoted from MissAmandaLynn "Hey I have a long story, today is July 1st 2009 and I got my implant in in September of 2008. I read all what could happen if you were to get pregnant on implanon. I have been having messed up periods sense i got on it and first it was every month right on the dot until November and it was a couple days late in November, then it switched to every two months then it switched to every two weeks, then every month. well in may i started my period around the 9th or the 10th and in July i didn't get my period until the 18th. Well I was dating a guy and he left for the military in November and he just recently broke up with me on June 7th so i didn't have sex for 7 months. after he broke up with me i decided to have sex and we had sex without condoms but he pulled out, yeah i know still could get me pregnant. But anyway I have been on my period sense the 18th of June and this is very odd for me cause usually my periods only last 4-6 days. And i was wondering if maybe I'm having a miscarriage? Im only 16 if i keep having my period im going to the doctor." End quote

I was wondering where you got your information as i would really like to look over it myself as i am worried about my possible pregnancy.

mamalovesmojitos Wed 12-Aug-09 21:40:39

christ... a lot of worried posters here. have any of you found out if you are definitely pregnant or not?

i have the implanon. due to take it out soon. found it fantastic. but worry all the time about contraception. i hate that there is no bc that is 100% effective. so hard to accept that we have such little control over something so important.

Dalex Wed 12-Aug-09 21:51:13

Worrying. Had mine for 3 years with reassurance from the doc it is very safe. Due to have a new one fitted in a week or two. Am very shocked by what I have read on this thread. {shock}

Kristylea Mon 07-Sep-09 09:23:55

Long story, but I really need answers! Fast!!

Okay everyone, here's my story..
About august last year (2008) I had a cyst on my ovary that had burst, once the hospital found it and had been vomiting up blood and bial fluid constantly (almost 42 hours later) I went into surgery when I woke up after I found out that they had removed over 100mls from the ruptured cyst and had managed to save my ovary.
I went to my GP for a follow up appointment and he said that it more than likely was caused by my very frequent, long and heavy periods (every 14 days for 10 days straight, going through a pkt of night pads in 3 days for almost a year) So he put me on the pill, but no change, I went back and he gave me progesterone pills to take as well- they didn't work either. So in febuary this year (2009) I decided to give the implanon a try. The bleeding stopped almost straight away. I turned 17 in March and my boyfriend turned 19 eight days later, we had been together for 2 and a half years and were both virgins up untill around this time.
We have always been very cautious when it comes to contraceptive, using condoms even though I have the rod.
There has been times where we have had sex with out condoms but never any worries until now..

I have lost all the weight I put on when I first started the implanon- all except a round circle/bump in the centre of my stomache. I have continuous head aches and sore, growing breasts.
I would usually not be worried but I also keep getting woken up by what can be described as strong twitches/murmours of the stomache.. And have recently started a new job which can be strenuous on the body, which required me to move to my sister's.
So with the move, I haven't had sex in roughly 5 weeks (give or take).

Any thoughts?
I would really appreciate it!!

nonowalker Sat 19-Sep-09 22:07:16

i was reading this thread and just felt i had to add a comment. I had the implanon put in in october 2006 a month after having my son. It is due to expire in october 2009 and since august l have been pestering my doctors to have it removed as we are hoping to try for a baby soon. the doctors have told me there is a long waiting list and have cancelled appointments, they even told me to try a different surgery but the waiting list was 2 months long. lately i've had that feeling that i'm pregnant. I even bought a test which came up negative but i'm not convinced its right. as it stands i've still no appointment and as i know once you have the implanon removed your fertility returns to normal within hours im worried that its about to stop working or already has and that i'm now pregnant!

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