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Periods - 11 super plus extra tampons in 24 hours

Anyone else having really heavy periods? Is this even heavy? I have to use an overnight pad as well. I’m not sure if I should go to the GP if this is normal and will be more manageable soon

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Birth control

I'm currently on the patch birthcontrol but my milk supply went away and now I want to try the pill but idk what brand to use, what are the brands of birth control you guys use?

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Sertaline

Anyone take this ? Did it help with anxiety? I just started taking it.

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Birth control?

Every one I’ve talked to has asked me if im on Birth control and tries to talk me into it when i say im not on it. I know im more fertile after having my son but I dont want the added issues that come with birth control. Ive heard so many horror stories about bleeding more, hormonal issues, weight gain and more and ...

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Implant

Mamas in the house, please is it normal to not have your period? I'm a first time mum of a 5 month old baby girl and I chose the implant contraceptive when my LO was 3 months, I had my period last month for the first time after the postpartum bleeding which lasted for 2 months and I was expecting it for this month b...

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Getting pregnant after rigevidon pill

Hi everyone, does anyone have any experience on getting pregnant after coming off the pill? How long did it take you? Thanks in advance :)

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sex worry!

I have a question?😭so on July 12 I had unprotected sex witch I had an accident so I took a Plan B the next day……witch I got my period Friday the 19th and still somewhat on it and I had sex yesterday and the condom broke!!!😭witch lead to another accident!!! Does anyone here ever gone through this? And if yes do you…

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Fertility after birth

Hey girlies… I’m 4 weeks postpartum and my partner and I are both keen regaining some more of our sex life back! For the time being we’ve been using condoms but neither of us enjoy it fully when using them… I’ve been on the pill now for over a week so in theory it’s safe to start trusting that as our main contracept...

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Antidepressants

Has anyone taken antidepressants and breastfed? If so, how did it make you feel and did you see any changes in your baby? I'm supposed to start at 5mg, but I am afraid of it affecting my supply, my baby and making me too sick. I know it's supposed to help, but I am in denial and do not want to take them. Especiall...

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Contraception

Has anyone struggled with contraception after birth? I tried the Depo and bled constantly on it I then went onto the pill and bled constantly on that too, now I am nothing I just have regularly monthly periods. I have been on both the Depo and the injection before birth and I didn’t bleed continuously on them.

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Sertraline

First dose today starting on 50mg. I got given the prescription a week ago but been putting off taking it. Can anyone share positive stories please

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Is it just me.. Like FR

So is it just me or is anybody else on birth control. And if you are, are you on Nextplanon!??? This birth control has me and raging bitch mode literally every time my period comes on and my period comes on twice a month. Has anybody else experience this or is going through this as well!? please help please help ple...

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Mini pill

I know it’s not very common but has anyone fallen pregnant while taking the mini pill? I’m a week late for my period and I’ve been taking the mini pill. My periods have always been irregular but I was still having one every other month and I was due a week ago but still no sign. Should i assume I’m just missing this...

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Pico dressing

Has anyone had a pico dressing for their wound? I got an infection last time so I qualify to have a pico dressing this time round I’m due Christmas Eve. Are they worth it? Are they a nuisance?

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What is it? Any probiotics I can try?

So back in March me and ex bf had intimacy and a few days later I noticed a lot of white cream well to find out I had a sti chlamydia and a yeast infection I got both checked and cleared taken the meds. Now since I was 15 before I had my kid I noticed pimples would form around on my vaginal lips and everything but w...

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Ob vs Midwife

Hi everyone, I was able to get an OB and a midwife so I am meeting them both this week to decide. I have a low risk pregnancy and i want to have birth in a hospital environment. Would love to hear your POv on which one to choose from

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