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TTC - feeling really down

We got married 12th March and had my period straight after. Had coil removed 6th April just before we went on honeymoon but to date have still not had a period image Its driving me crazy and its all I can think about as really just want to get on with TTC.

Have been to the docs and they have said it can take 3 months for periods to start normally again (wish they had told me this before - was a copper coil and was told fertility would return and periods normal as soon as removed!)

Been to the docs and they have told me not to get stressed about it and be patient but its driving me mad. I have done pregnancy tests and am def not pregnant. Doc did blood tests on friday but got to wait another week for the results.

Sorry, just wanted a moan really. Am going to write a list of all the things we still want to do to the house and get on with those to try and distract me but its really difficult. Feel like a bit of a freak - just want me periods back (never thought i would be so desperate for it!!!)


  • RRrr2011RRrr2011 Posts: 1,262
    Do none of you lovely ladies have any advice? Or been through something similar?
  • msluckygalmsluckygal Posts: 194
    Not with the coil but it took 8 months from coming off the pill to get regular again. I was seeing AF only every 6-8 weeks for months. Is there anything to say you cant start straight away? I'd just get on with it if I were you. You don't need OV sticks and charts etc to BD every 3 days!!
  • RRrr2011RRrr2011 Posts: 1,262
    We have been doing loads of BD! Its just that surely i won't fall pregnant if no period as not ovulating image
  • msluckygalmsluckygal Posts: 194
    It is really frustrating but if you keep having fun, hopefully you might catch your first ovulation. I'm not a fertility specialist so don't know how likely that is but it's a nice idea.
  • cebpickle1cebpickle1 Posts: 6,786
    You can still ov even if no period. The period isn't the only sure sign of being fertile. I am sure it is frustrating for you, my periods ranging from 24 days to 32 days since coming off the pill in December were frustrating enough.

    Fertility does return once you have the coil removed but it can take longer for periods to sort themselves out
  • JHyamsJHyams Posts: 1,848
    You don't need to have a period to fall pregnant. I think I had 2-3 periods last year between January and September, stopped taking pill at the end of September and fell pregnant within 2 weeks, plus I have pcos.

    Don't stress about it, because that will hinder your chances. Just try to relax, try not to think about it and just BD regularly for the fun!

  • Mrs-L-2bMrs-L-2b Posts: 1,702
    Stress and worry can actually delay periods so try and stop thinking about it and just get on with regular BD and hopefully you will get lucky. I have no experience with the coil but when i came off the pill, it took 42 days to get a period. I wasn't too worried because I have PCOS so my periods were few and far between before I was on the pill.

    Easier said than done, but just try and chill out about the whole thing.......

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