(Closed) Excited to be going off of BC after this month to start TTC in Feb!

posted 3 years ago in TTC
Post # 2
1670 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Yay! We are TTC in Feb as well! I haven’t gone off yet but I am 100% commenting to follow.

Post # 3
330 posts
Helper bee

Already off the pill but also planning to TTC sometime in the next 6 months!

Post # 4
3720 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

MrsDish:  Yay! I am going off of birth control this month too! 4 days and counting! We are TTC immediately due to health concerns. Best of luck!

Post # 5
1642 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

MrsDish:  Yay! I went off BC this month to TTC in Feb. as well, and I had some issues with headaches and being overly emotional. It was pretty much like prolonged PMS – which I never had on the pill. But it ended soon enough and I even O’d this month! So everything seems to be back to normal!

Post # 6
3569 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I would just expect a period of readjusting to your natural cycle.  Some women have no problems when they stop BC, others have a few wonky cycles before things balance out. 

Personally, I was on Depo for 5 years in my teens and early 20s because AF was so heavy and painful, and didn’t have AF the entire time I was on the shot.  As soon as I quit, my cycle was back regular, and actually was better than it was before the shot.  

Post # 7
830 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Interesting about the 2 months. I took out my NuvaRing in August and began TTC right away. My doctor didn’t say anything about waiting. No issues here so far, just lots of unusual cramping and crazy heavy AFs. Good luck!

Post # 8
528 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I don’t know anything about symptoms but just wanted to say congratulations!! It is such an exciting time 🙂 xx 

Post # 9
108 posts
Blushing bee

Awww how exciting!! When I stopped taking bcp’s after being on them for years, my libido spiked like crazy! Sending lots of baby dust your way 🙂 

Post # 10
305 posts
Helper bee

Exciting! My only advice would be to watch your calorie intake closely. I also was on Nuvaring for years and had no problems maintaining the same weight but once I stopped Nuvaring I gained 19 pounds in 6 weeks! It was insane!!! 

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