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Copper coil after termination am I pregnant again?(23 Posts)
Please no judgment!! I am 20 years old and since I started my periods at age of 11 I have been regular literally to either the date or the day every month even at the same time of day!! I'm that regular I'm still even the same date as when I very first started at the age of 11. I am very in tune with my body and my cycle is always spot on. I only started having sex when I was nearly 18 with my current partner. I was on the pill but came off it last year(lost the pack while abroad) and when I had my first REAL period I was STILL to the exact same date my body is so like clockwork. I ended up falling pregnant and had termination at 10 weeks march this year. Everything fine period returned as normal (I love my natural menstrual cycle I know exactly when I'm ovulating etc) and had the non hormonal copper coil fitted May this year. Everything fine with coil so far 6 months on periods still exact the same I start bleeding around tea time every month on the same date.HERES THE THING: I'm over a week late on my period, no pain, no symptoms, nothing. Hers the other thing, I feel exactly how I did last time I was pregnant (I knew before I took the test I even had a feeling the day after we conceived I am really in tune with my own body) and I have the EXACT same feeling this time round !! Can somebody help or give any advice? I am only a very young girl and don't want children ever at least til my 30s I have never been maternal but I am feeling really maternal and broody like I was last time !! Can I just also add a few days after ovulation I had horrific weird pain down there I felt my coil was coming out like pressure and nearly fainted at work and had to leave, but nothing since. Am I paranoid? HELP!!! Does anyone think I am pregnant again?
I'm sorry that you're going through this and that it's scary. I had a copper coil for five years and my periods stayed very regular for the whole time. Unfortunately no contraception is 100% reliable, and there is a possibility that you can get pregnant with a coil in place. The only way to know is to do a test - either at home or at the doctors. If it is positive you should see your doctor straight away, as there is a slightly higher risk of a pregnancy being ectopic if you have a coil. It may be negative, sometimes illness or stress can make your periods irregular. But the only way to know is to do a test.
I'll be thinking of you. Good luck. Xx
Sending hugs. The only real way to know is to take a pregnancy test. Ideally with your first wee in the morning and with a first response test. Good luck!!
If your sure you are you need to test to confirm but it's highly Unlikely and those coils can cause symptoms because of all the hormones in them
The only way you will be able to know is by taking a test. It is very unusual to be pregnant on the coil, however I am currently 11 weeks pregnant as the result of my coil failing.
I don't say that to scare you - just that you really need to get a test. The risks of an ectopic pregnancy are higher with the coil so you need to make sure you are safe if you are pregnant.
I dont mean to offend you but youre not a young girl, you are a young adult woman. If you think you are pregnant take a test. Accidents can and do happen - better to use condoms and another method
Yes I think you are pregnant, but a test will tell you.
I told all my DC, if you're old enough to have sex, you're old enough to take the consequences. The only effective contraception is abstinence. I had a scare myself last year and those words rang around my head as I took the test.
20 isn't young either, it's old enough to know the score.
Go buy a test.
Buy a test.
I got pregnant while I had a copper coil in a couple of years ago. The coil had fallen down slightly out of position but it still felt fine to me. I knew because I get hyperemesis when pregnant.
Hi would it not be too early to show up? Going to buy one tomorrow x
Thanks everyone for replying, and I know I understand I just meant I am too young to want a baby I still have the world to see although I feel bad terminating another one thanks for every body help going to buy a test tomorrow if it is negative because it's too early to show il try again next week, thanks everyone xx
Fingers crossed for you. Hope the result is negative
Remember, this is not your fault. Abstinence is an unrealistic requirement for a woman in a relationship in my opinion. You did everything you realistically could to prevent pg, so don't feel bad about a termination. Better to terminate than to have a child you are not ready for and do not want.
I do suggest you talk to your gp about the most effective form of contraception available to you, as the coil is not right for you.
If your period is a week late then it's not too early.
Hope you get the result you want. Just remember that being pregnant doesn't mean you have to have a baby - there are other options.
UPDATE: I bought a clear blue early detection test today on my break and it was negative. Going to test again with my first wee in morning. Thanks everyone
How ridiculous is it claiming she should become abstinent if she really doesn't want to fall pregnant? Absolutely crazy. I'm guessing this is all down to the fact she's 20 and not mid 30's! Sounds all a bit preachy to me. I'm glad your test is negative. In future, I would do a test sooner and probably use a second form of contraception (condoms) if you really don't want to fall pregnant.
I agree this isn't the 1800s anymore, and I did remain abstinent until I was nearly 18 which in this generation is quite a late age. We are planning on getting married over he next few years but abstinence is just unrealistic especially since we have lived together since 18. I have took precautions with coil and thanks carmen got another negative this morning so god knows what's going on with my period. Glad my coil didn't let me down thanks xxx
If you read my post properly, you'll see I wasn't advocating abstinence, merely saying it's the only way not to get pregnant.
Did you read where I said I'd had a scare myself just recently?? Buying a clear blue when my DC are adults was something I didn't envision.
Yes, but millions, that is stating the obvious. The OP needed a realistic option.
Not long ago I was 10 days late and had to take a pregnancy test. Some times I'm three or four days late but never usually more than that so I was more than a bit worried.
I found that the copper coil has spread my periods out a bit and changed the length of them. It wasn't instant but happened over a year or more. Perhaps this is what's happening to you? You say that you gerbil your period on the same date every month which would suggest varying cycle lengths anyway as not all months have the same number of days.
Aderyn, The OP stated she was too young at 20 to be a mother. I just pointed at the obvious.
Sometimes folk don't see the 'obvious ' until it's pointed out to them.
I understand what you meant abstinence really is the only 100% proof method and I understand if I am old enough to make a baby I'm old enough to have one. Also the capitals united a friend mentioned to me your body can go through 7 year cycles where your hormones change slightly so that could be happening now I have reached 20 my hormones could be changing slightly then change again later on in life then again etc as I get older never thought of that Mother Nature eh
I never agree with people who say u need to accept the consequences, you took precautions and it still happened. Shit happens unfortunately and that doesn't mean you stop being a young woman for it, maybe try the pill as the coil is not for you. Good luck in all you do x
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