+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default First period off the pill

    Sorry for the tmi but I just wanted to see whether this sounds normal...

    I stopped the birth control pill in Feb and just got AF back starting Monday morning.
    My flow is extremely heavy (going through a Super tampon in an hour and leaking through 2 overnight pads during the night). Is this normal?
    Before going on the pill I always had a medium flow (as in first day heavy-ish though never this heavy and after that just less and less - could easily leave a tampon in for 6 - 8hr with no problems) and once on the pill it was quite light so I've never experienced this before.
    Last edited by Isabellabean; 05-06-2013 at 15:23.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Could be completely normal for you.

    Take no notice of what your 'period' was like on the pill, it's fake anyway and in no way resembles what is actually normal for your body.

    What your having is my normal flow anyway. Heavy and horrible

    If your worried, always check with your gp

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using The Bub Hub mobile app

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to MrsR2012 For This Useful Post:

    Isabellabean  (05-06-2013)


Similar Threads

  1. Getting period while on the pill?
    By Blessedwith3boys in forum IVF
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 13-04-2013, 18:11
  2. Do u ever skip the pill so no period?
    By pisang in forum General Chat
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 20-02-2013, 15:10
  3. Very heavy period this month on the pill
    By jennibear in forum General Chat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 13-08-2012, 11:16

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Free weekly newsletters | Sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

learn how you can become a reviewer!


forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Philips AVENT Australia
Pregnancy and early parenthood is an exciting and challenging time, but it’s good to know there is expert advice on hand to ensure that your baby gets the best start in life.

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!