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    Default Progesterone during pregnancy, advice please!

    I have been prescribed progesterone pessaries as of today. I am to take 2/day and the midwife told me to take one in morning and one at night.
    I have just read the info sheet and it says after the medication is inserted that you have to lie down for 30 mins.
    I was just wondering how others managed taking them and then lying down? The night one in obviously easy, but for the morning did you get up half an hour early, insert and then lie down?
    Also does anyone have any other advice when taking these? I'm guessing I will experience discharge?

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    Hi Em9 yes I had to wake up half an hour earlier every morning to insert the pessary and then go back to bed.

    In terms of advice, you may want to wear a panty liner as they do leak out and you don't want it all over your underwear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gypsychild View Post
    Hi Em9 yes I had to wake up half an hour earlier every morning to insert the pessary and then go back to bed.

    In terms of advice, you may want to wear a panty liner as they do leak out and you don't want it all over your underwear.
    Thank you!! I was wondering if a liner would be enough or I would need a pad. I spose I'll find out in the morning lol.

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    I used a liner with my progesterone. What type are you on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaybeBabyIVF View Post
    I used a liner with my progesterone. What type are you on?
    Im taking oripro. I don't really know much about it. I've taken two doses so here's hoping it does its thing and I have a healthy pregnancy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Em9 View Post
    Im taking oripro. I don't really know much about it. I've taken two doses so here's hoping it does its thing and I have a healthy pregnancy!
    That's different to the 2 I was on. 1 I had to lay down for at least 30mins so did it on way to bed & the other I could go about normally so did it of a morning. I was on crinone & edometrin

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    hi there im having oripro and i lye down for hour yes a pantyliner is good for the fluid
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    Thanks ladies. I have to take two a day so did one before bed last night and one before I got up this morning. So far so good


 

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