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Old Oct 16th, 2017, 07:19 AM   1
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Cycles are a mess


We aren't ttc until after Christmas but I'm not using contraception as they cause migraines. I've noticed over the past few months that my cycle aretailer getting longer and longer which is starting to annoy, so I'm wondering if I should maybe have the coil fitted? The old style, can't use the mirena. It's been 6.5 weeks since my last period, I'm not pregnant and no sign of af. Grrr!



 
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Old Oct 17th, 2017, 04:37 AM   2
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I have long cycles for many years, the worst over 11 weeks but lost count how long, my cycles very mixed up and the shortest just over 4 weeks. I found that when i started taking trying to conceive vitamins just before we planned to start TTC our 2nd that my cycles improved. Not sure if that's any help, if you are are already on any vitamins. Also i lost a little bit of weight and that made them improve a bit too.



 
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Old Oct 17th, 2017, 09:48 AM   3
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11 weeks?! Oh my goodness! The longer they are the more painful the period is as I have endometrial adherence to my bowel. I do take vitamins as I have certain diet restrictions and take medication. Since having my kids I've lost 4 1/2 stone and exercise quite well.

I'm at the doctors enough, don't want to go back with another issue lol



 
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Old Oct 17th, 2017, 14:10 PM   4
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Oh no, so sorry you are having so many issues That is great though that you have lost 4 and half stone , I'm in very much need to get my arse into gear to start losing weight myself.

I know not nice having to go doctors over so many things, i hate going over anything. Might just be one of them things though because was pretty much saying that to me that as getting older some women's cycles can go like that. Are you tracking your ovulation yet? Just to think not to worry too much because i conceived my 2nd with cycles of around 7 and 8 weeks and conceived her on 2nd cycle.



 
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Old Oct 17th, 2017, 14:40 PM   5
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Nope, I've never tracked ovulation. I just usually test like crazy and wait for scan to work out due date when I finally conceive. I was lucky with my 2, I was quick to fall pregnant with both. My daughter was 3rd cycle and son was the 1st after a MC (which had been 2nd cycle)

I know worrying about it tends to cause further issues, it's just one of those things I've become aware of and wonder if I should do something now rather than later. I'd hate to start ttc then it be delayed by having to do something I could do now whilst not actually trying for a baby. Just not sure what that could be



 
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Old Oct 17th, 2017, 14:45 PM   6
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Thanks for this thread. I have problems with long cycles too. This year they seem to be more consistently long as well. whereas in the past I might have a few "normal" ones and then a long one. This year it is the other way with most an abnormal length.

I am interested in the comments about vitamins and weight. I have defo put on a bit in the last year so wonder if this is causing the trouble. Was a bit worried that it was age and I might be approaching menopause early or something. I'm 35 and am WTT.



 
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Old Oct 17th, 2017, 17:16 PM   7
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Thinking back on it, although I technically fell pregnant on 3rd cycle I was day fifty odd before I got my bfp with my 1st baby. That's when I started having longer cycles and I was a lot bigger then. What vitamins do you take jessicasmum? I take a multivitamin plus extra vitamin d as per GP instruction. My cycles did regulate after my son was born and while he was breastfeeding. I'm 28 so don't think my age has anything to do with it



 
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Old Oct 18th, 2017, 05:57 AM   8
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With my first but this is some time ago she's 12 now, i didn't get a bfp until after 7 weeks just all kept saying i wasnt even at hospital and gp.

I'm not on any vitamins at the moment but before and when trying for our 2nd i was taking seven seas trying to conceive vitamins, i swear it was them that helped me and the small amount of weight i lossed. My cycles went shorter after having my 2nd but for about 10 months i was bleeding in between. Not sure my cycles have settled completely yet after our 3rd who's just turned 10 months.



 
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