I am stopping Microgynon pill after 6 years, not planning on TTC April/May time. Just wondering what other peoples experiences were like coming off Microgynon? How long did it take to get back into a regular cycle? How long it took to conceive?
I stopped this time last year after being on it for 10 years. Had a normal period on the 20th March & was pregnant by the end of April unfortunately this ended in an early miscarriage at 5 weeks but I then fell pregnant again 6 weeks later & I'm now 40 weeks & 3 days I know for some people it takes a bit longer but be prepared for it to happen quickly as well. Good luck, the trying is the best bit
It took 6 months for my period to go back to normal and 12 months to conceive. Definitely the longer side of normal! I didn't go back on the pill between DC and conceived DC2 (currently 20 weeks pregnant) first try, on the one time we had sex in the whole month!
It took me 18 months with dc 1 and 20 months ten years later with dc 2. When I came off the pill they found it had raised my prolactin levels to the point I had stopped ovulating so I had to see an endocrinologist to go on medication to bring the levels back to normal so I could conceive.
If your periods don't return regularly within the first few months definitely see your gp and ask them to check your prolactin levels.
I was on in microgynon (and for a short period rigevidon when they changed it!) for 9 years, stopped taking it in August as although DH and I aren't trying to TTC yet, I wanted to get my body back to normal. My periods returned regularly straight away but they're much shorter and lighter than they were before I went on the pill - only last 2/3 days where they used to last 6/7! So I don't even know if I've returned to normal 6 months on. I've noticed EWCM a couple of times but not every month...I would come of it ASAP and use a different method of you're not ready to TTC yet! Good luck.
My experience came off late last year after 8 years. If yiu count start of withdrawal bleed as cd1 had a 32 day cycle then back to 28 after that! I think everyone is going to be different but hopefully it wont take you too long
I stopped taking it in October after about 15 years (came off it for a few months about 8 years ago). After withdrawal bleed I had a 28 day cycle, then a 42 day(!) cycle and conceived in January, which was a bit of a surprise! Bearing in mind when we dtd I think that my cycle must have gone back to about 28 days in January. Good luck!