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Pregnant whilst on the pill

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Cate17 Sun 07-Jun-15 21:42:14

Hi there, new to the forums but really in need of some advice!

I have been taking the pill for 12 years, probably not as carefully as I should if Im honest. I ran 3 packs together, and a few weeks ago felt EXHAUSTED, cranky, sick, and my boobs felt huge and painful. I decided on Thursday, after weeks of worrying, to take a test and - bam, positive! Second test also positive and said I have conceived about 3 weeks ago. Bit of a shock but I am happy.

obviously immediately stopped taking my pill (microgynon, towards the end of the pack) and all seemed fine. 3 days later and I have started to bleed and cramp. Its brown and a bit stringy, and only when I wipe but its really freaking me out. Is this just my body being weird and reacting to stopping the pill? Or am I having a withdrawal period which is basically going to end this pregnancy?

If anyone has had a similar experience with getting pregnant on the pill please let me know. Im lying very still and hoping its all okay.

ColdCottage Sun 07-Jun-15 22:15:26

I'm sorry you are worried. I'm sure its normal, but I would call your local maternity unit, there will be a midwife on duty who will be able to advise you.

Cate17 Tue 09-Jun-15 07:24:42

Hiya thank you for your reply
My bleeding has got much heavier, Ive been to A&E, and Im not really holding out much hope now. I have a scan at the EPU tomorrow so hopefully that will give me some answers. Keeping everything crossed that its all okay, though i dont know how I could bleed so much and anything survive sad

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