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Dr.Scheufele, Board Certified OB/GYN
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This is my first month off my contraception pill as

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This is my first month off my contraception pill as my partner and I have decided to try for a baby. We are not expecting to be pregnant right now but thought you would need all the facts.
We had unprotected sex 2 days before and on my ovulation day, not on purpose just happened we had sex on those days.
My question is in regards ***** ***** period. My period is due in the next two days but I have been experiencing some very mild what feels like period cramps and very very slight bleeds for the past 4 days. The first bleed was a tinge of light red in my discharge, then a brighter slightly heavier( just leaves a light coating of blood on my tampon) and when I wiped once it was there and then nothing. Then I had the same amount gain but brown this time and today a very light and very little brown colour in my discharge, barely enough to notice if I hadn't been watching it.
They do not feel or look like my normal period bleeds but I would not expect any bleed right now as I don't normally until a day before my period only.
Why would this be happening? Is it due to coming off the pill or is it to do with the lucky days we decided to have sex? Or something completely different? Do I need to worry?

stopping the use of contraception pills causes a time of up to about 3 month for hormonal reorientation. During this time, such irregularities of the menstrual cycle, including intermenstrual bleedings, are quite normal. Unfortunately, these are no typical signs that a pregnancy already happened.
So please be patient and await the further devolution, I hope you will succeed soon.

Best regards,
Dr. N. Scheufele
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