i have heard of that before. i hope everything works out for you
I am posting two pictures of a test I took this morning. I will be going in for a beta this afternoon and then we will see what is going on.
Sounds like a period to me. good luck.
I period for me is 14 days after ovulation, not 12. I have heavy bleeding and cramps for about 3 days and then it is light bleeding for 2 and then brownish/pink discharge for the last day. So if this is a period then it is by far the weirdest one I have ever had.
Also bleeding for roughly 2 1/2 days would not be a period for me.
everyone has an off-cycle...and especially since you've been breastfeeding it's normal to take awhile to get back to "normal"....just saying. Good idea to get checked, it'll put your mind at ease, but it really does sound like a period..especially in the absence of cramping. The only two girls I know that had a vanishing twin had such severe cramping and bleeding that they thought they had miscarried both until they discovered a little while later one was still alive...but, I suppose if it was early enough, you wouldn't cramp.
Just a bit of advice and I really really really don't mean to be rude...you do this to yourself every month :(. I know that you guys are using a natural method of birth control, or rather, "letting it happen or not"....but if you're going to take that approach you need to stop looking for symptoms and expecting pregnancy with every cycle...I honestly think you're stressing yourself out and it's not fair to your mental health to continue to stress like this every single month.
I really do hope that you're pregnant or not depending on whichever one you and your husband want right now, but every time I see one of your posts thinking you might be pregnant, I cringe because you seem so hopeful and concerned and it happens EVERY cycle...take it easy, and just "let it happen!" stop worrying sweetie. keep us posted with what the doctor says and what he wants to do for you...good luck.
Hm. I didn't realize it was every month that this is happening. I wonder if postpartum could be at play. We can be fragile emotionally after giving birth and nursing and it is something to take seriously. I know that ob/gyn's are on the look out for it and it can look differently in any given woman. Could anxiety symptoms have a hand in this? Just something to think about.
Good that you are seeing your doctor to clear up this month's scare. Always good to be safe vs. sorry. But would hate to see someone causing themselves and their family unnecessary upset. I wish you the very best of luck.
Ok ladies thank you for your comments. I was not looking for being pregnant this month. I was even dismissing the pregnancy symptoms before my period was to show as just PMS symptoms. My baby is 9 months old so postpartum is not an issue. I am completely content with my family, but when not 100% using something to stop it, then in the back of my mind there is always a possibility. I have only had two cycles while still nursing and the first one was completely normal.
Hi, I just want to say that postpartum can indeed still be an issue. Woman can suffer from it for quite a long time after having a child and it is not always depression that ensues. It can be anxiety as well as other things. I certainly don't know you to say that you are indeed suffering emotionally at this time but wanted to give you the information as sometimes women are not aware or conscious of it. I'm only trying to help.
Your visit to the doctor today will clear up a lot of things. Good that you are going. I think in the future to alleviate worry, natural family planning would tell you to abstain during the whole week of possible ovulation. Then it should be less of a concern that you'd get pregnant. You could always ovulate at an odd time but you are saying that you are like clockwork.
anyway, only trying to help and good luck at your doctor's appt.
We didn't really decide to do it this way till after I ovulated. My DH did pull out but the pre stuff can have enough sperm in it to. We will definitely be avoiding that time if I am not pregnant. I have had 4 children and have never had a problem with postpartum anything. I have a wondeful husband who is very helpful and supportive. I get plenty of sleep and exercise. So I am 100% it is not postpartum related. It could be just weird cycles since I am still nursing or I lost a baby really early, or who knows but the blood work to today will at least tell us something. I got pregnant with my last one while nursing. I only had 2 cycles then. With my first two children I didn't nurse past 4 months, so I had lots of cycles in between pregnancies. Thanks
Hi, just to clarify, postpartum has nothing to do with what you do or your husband does or how happy or sad you are. It is a chemical imbalance in the brain. It can happen after any pregnancy and that it did not happen with prior pregnancies does not mean that it will not happen ever. I feel like I want to give this information because I'm seeing some signs of it in this post. That doesn't mean that you have it by any means as this is just a snippet of your life. But every woman should have this information to stay as healthy mentally as possible.
Yes, great that you are going to the doctor today. They will provide you with an answer. And then abstain during that ovulation week so that next month you will not have this worry. If you decide to conceive again, you can plan it and not have this anxiety. But until then, abstain during the ovulation week faithfully. Good luck
Just came back from getting my blood test. I will have to call tomorrow and find out what the result is. I really hope it comes back neg, because with the bleeding I had if it was positive I wouldn't think the result would be very good. I haven't had any bleeding, spotting, or cramping today. They told me to take it easy and stay off my feet till I get the results tomorrow, LOL! I am a mother of 4 with the younger 2 ages 2 1/5 and 9 months. I will not be working the 2 yrs old room at church tonight. If it comes back + then we will go from there but if neg then I will just except as a really weird period. I will keep you posted
You said something about losing a twin in you question thing my step mum has 6 kids and EVERYONE of them was a twin but at 10 weeks she lost the twin every time. She cannot carry twins after 10 weeks but twins are SO common in her family....
With her losing twins the pain was SO bad she thought she was always losing both.. She couldnt physically move, we even had a beed pan for her and everything, we had to feed her... and she went through 3 pad stacked together within evry 20 mins!...But it was seriously bad, its also VERY rare to lose only one twin. Becase if you have twins there is something and if you lose one, you lose the other. Unless you're in my step mums case... where she lost 6.
She also Breastfeeds and normally has regular periods (When not breastfeeding) but whilt breastfeeding it too her period 5 months to even come... and then was always 7 to 9 dys off... when breastfeeding stopped her periods went back.
Personally it sounds like a period! Thats just my opinion, but the best thing to do, is if you're still bleeding elevate your legs even whilst you sleep, it will help stem the flow.
And Just wait for your results!! I know easier said than done. But its what you gotta do.
yes, glad you got your results.