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16/05/2016 at 13:43
im after some advice! Five months ago me and my partner decided to start trying for our first bubba. I did what everyone does I guess eating healthy a after hearing great things about pregnacare conception I decided to start taking these vitamins.... So the first month of taking the pregnacare my periods stopped! I am one of the mmost regular person when it comes to my period. I decided to do some research on the pregnacare conception vitamins and have read forum after forum of ladies all sufferjng from the same thing! Their periods have stopped!! I've done two pregnancy tests which are all negative. I know it is these vitamins which have stopped my monthly cycle. Has any other ladies suffered from this and if so how long did it take for your monthly cycle to return??? I'm impatient as it is and so upset that I've delayed the process by taking these horrid tablets!!! Any info would be great! :)
28/07/2017 at 20:05
Hi. I've had the exact same thing happen to me. You mind sharing what happened next, how long did it take to get your period back? Or which vitamins did you switch to? I'm a bit anxious I've messed up my normal cycle after a good full year coming off the pill.
29/07/2017 at 01:02
Same thing happened to me. I started my ttc jney last cycle and was also taking pregnacare. I did not fall pregnant but had a 63 days cycle. My doctor make me take duphaston tablets for 5 days to bring back my period.
29/07/2017 at 08:23
That's crazy! I still don't understand why this hasn't been fixed if this happens to so many women. I got my period this morning, so it was a 29 day cycle instead of 25-27. I'm pretty regular and my symptoms are too. Today I'm cramping alot which is unusual for the first day. Something feels off so swapping to Zita West now and hoping this works itself out.
29/07/2017 at 09:24
Hello kaystone, its good to know your period came after 2 days or so of delay, maybe the delay could be as a result of some other issues and stress. But if you feel pregnacare was responsible for your delay period it will be better if you switch to another brand of multivitamins. Good luck in your TTC journey. Baby dust your way.
29/07/2017 at 09:56
Thank you Mimi, you too, hope your situation is sorted out soon!
You're right, it could have been stress but I think I don't want to chance it. Have come off the pill a year ago after being on it 10 years so I'd rather not risk it.
I think the Zita West 1 a day has lower amounts of certain vitamins so I think I will settle for the lower dosages. Was comparing it yesterday to Morrison's own brand and there isn't too much difference in the values. Biggest difference is all the artificial stuff going into it to make up the tablet rather than amounts of vitamins/minerals.
29/07/2017 at 10:04
Kaystone im ok now. Im in my 2nd month of ttc and im trying to be calm and not wanting the tww wear me down. This cycle, i had a lot of symptoms from 3dpo but by 9dpo all symptoms had dissappeared and today 12dpo, im having just very very watery CM. I dont know if that is a good sign for me but as i said early, im really trying to be calm about it so i dont go crazy. Thanks for reading.
20/08/2017 at 20:49
just been googling this as I'm so concerned and came across your thread!
I suffered a miscarriage in Jan and have been trying to conceive ever since but with no luck. My cycles were between 5-6 weeks after the miscarriage but eventually came back to my usual 28 days.
I've been taking Pregnacare for the last few weeks and am currently on cycle day 43! I've decided to stop these tablets today and am wondering how long it took for your periods to get back to normal after stopping them!
I had my 21 day bloods which showed no ovulation but I guess it wouldn't with a cycle of 43 days and counting so far!
So frustrated with these tablets as they have just delayed things even more 😡😡
20/08/2017 at 22:05
Rach83, I did get my period whilst on pregnacare at day 29 so was only a few days late but it was extremely heavy and only lasted two days. I stopped Pregnacare straight away and started taking Zita West. My period is now due in around 6 days so unless I'm pregnant this month, I hope the period will be on time and more normal.
21/08/2017 at 11:03
Can't believe I didn't google these first to read other people's stories but you'd think you'd be safe that conception multivitamins won't cause any problems with fertility.
One week is a long time when you're TTC so I'm so annoyed I've delayed yet another month of trying. I had no problems conceiving before the miscarriage it thought after 8 months my body would be back to normal now!
Hope you get you Positive Result soon xxx
21/08/2017 at 12:32
I started these at the start of last cycle. Got through one pack and then stopped As my ov has been delayed so this cycle will be longer than usual. I was annoyed as my cycles just started to become regular and then they got messed up. I have ovd this month just a lot later, so I won't be taking these anymore. They have worked for some people though, just people's bodies react differently.
Hope everyone gets a regular cycle again. Good luck. Xx
21/08/2017 at 13:51
Thanks NDG, have you been trying long?
I'm on cycle day 44 now but only stopped the tablets yesterday so hoping I either ovulate or get my period so I can start trying again. I've had some funny side effects from these too, Lower back pain, migraines and luminous yellow wee 🙈
I noticed I've had no CM this month either!
fingers crossed we all get our BFP soon xx
21/08/2017 at 14:04
Since last year but we only started tracking ov etc earlier this year. When I stopped the vitamins ov came a few days later. I didn't get much CM either so found it weird but that came back once I stopped too...Fingers crossed for you.Xx
21/08/2017 at 14:49
@NDG - I know we were talking about this on the other thread to, but I'm going to stop once I've finished this packet as well. I'm going to move to the normal folic acid as I still have a bottle and then possibly look at Zita West. fingers crossed my LP stays a bit longer
@Kaysome - let us know how you get on, on the Zita West please!!
21/08/2017 at 14:56
How long were you taking it again @bandaid?
Ive got another two boxes.. and paid all that money and they just going to be a waste as I won't be taking them again.
ive not heard of zita west. Need to do some research. What is it?x
21/08/2017 at 15:11
I took them 6 months. I'm not unhappy with them. I just already have normal folic acid and they are about to run out.
Zita West is an IVF clinic in London (well sort of) she's big on fertility and naturally getting pregnant. They do hypnotherapy and acupuncture alongside fertility treatments.
Not 100% convinced on starting these yet- but they are the same price as pregncare (except you dont get buy one get one half price like at boots!!)
21/08/2017 at 16:03
Sure I will let you know. I started Zita West as someone else on another thread mentioned they were on pregnacare, had issues and swapped to this one, with everything returning to normal. So i thought i would try it. I'm a vegetarian too so wanted to pay for good quality vitamins but was very tempted to buy cheap supermarket own brand too. This is my first full month of TTC so will let know if my period is regular this month if it comes. I never get a 2 day period only so it really worried me with the pregnacare.
All quite funny, as my husband keeps saying, women get pregnant all the time without even trying, just relax. He probably has a point. Still, very exciting/nervous time all the same as it is pretty life changing. Perhaps if it was all happening to his body and not mine I could say the same thing!
21/08/2017 at 16:08
@Kaysome - I've got a whole host of articles that I can send regarding whether relaxing will help/ make you pregnant, and none of it supports the theory. That being said it really depends on where you are on your journey. If you're fairly new, really do take the time enjoy the process of making a baby. Don't think far ahead and fingers crossed for you! xx
23/08/2017 at 06:22
Same thing is happening to me .my period is delayed for 10 days which never ever happend to me. am super regular with my cycle. When did you get your period then ?? Am doing pregancy test and it's all negative. But am getting white discharge or watery discharge for past 4 days . Did you get any discharge when you missed the period ?? .
Please reply .
24/08/2017 at 11:58
I'm still waiting for my period. 3 weeks late now. I only stopped the pregnacare a few days ago though so hoping will return soon so we can try again 😔
Yeah I'm having the watery discharge too but not a lot of it. I've heard these tablets are causing pregnancy symptoms too but I' ve not had anything other than a late period. Very strange xx
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