(Closed) Period due on wedding day!? – bummer.

posted 9 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
2390 posts
Buzzing bee

Without birth control I’m not sure what to do. that sucks. i’m sorry. 

Post # 4
4581 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Yeah, I don’t know any way to move your period without hormones (birth control) 🙁

Take some midol and hope for the best?

Post # 5
726 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Stress yourself out to make it come earlier? That’s all I have…

Post # 8
3253 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Without medicine, I don’t know what to suggest. As someone who has also had negative reactions to birth control, I understand where you’re coming from when you say you can’t be on it.

I would suggest you talk to your gynecologist. Explain your hesitance about BC; maybe he/she could introduce you to one with which you wouldn’t have negative effects. I don’t know if a month is really a long enough time to get your body regulated to a new med, but it wouldn’t hurt to call and talk to her/him.

Post # 9
140 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Maybe try one of the birth controls that gives your period 4 times a year?? Not sure how they work but maybe it will stall yours??

Post # 10
5983 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1999

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@disneybride11:  Oh, rats!  I would talk to your Gyno and see if you have any other options.  I believe there is a shot where you only bleed a few times a year.  The drawback is that you are sooo close to your wedding day and your body will not be completely adjusted.  Good Luck!

Post # 11
2104 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I was supposed to start the day before…I ended up starting the Sunday before, so by wedding day, it was over.  You never know what your body will do because of stress!

Post # 12
2161 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I hate the pill and am charting, but went on the pill for 4 days to avoid getting it on my wedding day.  My doctor and I discussed taking progesterone, estrogen or the pill and we opted for the pill.  I had no side effects other than no period (some spotting during honeymoon) and it was worth it.

I would talk to your doctor and see what options there are.

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