... what it tells me to do and I take them well the first month I took them I started my period on the Thursday white pill well them four days go buy I had unprotected sex and I was off my period by then and then two days ago I started to have brown blood come out.. and today I sit on the toilet blood falls out and I wipe I have baby clots In my blood I feel sick but no cramping can anyone help me pplease
You can experience irregular bleeding especially in your first few months. The Pill works in 3 ways. The main way is to stop ovulation. This is why it is very important to take them every day and about the same time every day! If you get too late or miss pills, there is a chance that you could ovulate so if you miss a pill, you take it when you remember but you SHOULD use back up protection-condoms and spermicide-for the seven days after the missed pill just in case you ovulated. Stopping ovulation is the main function of the Pill because if there is no egg, there can be no baby no matter how much sperm you are exposed to! There are a couple of more minor ways the Pill helps prevent pregnancy and one is to reduce the build up of uterine lining. In a menstruating woman or woman old enough to get her period, every month the uterus prepares for pregnancy by building up a nice bloody plushy lining to nourish and protect a fertilized egg until the placenta develops. Most months, if a woman doesnt get pregnant, the egg is released, is not fertilized, so the lining is not needed and is shed and that is what we see as our "period". The Pill works also by reducing this build up of lining. It is not so bloody and plushy and this makes a more hostile environment in case an egg happens to release and is fertilized, it is discouraged from implantation because the lining is thin and fibrous so the embryo, or fertlized egg, may pass on through and never implant. This is why your period becomes lighter on the Pill and may have more tissue which you may see as clots or little sheets of thin tissue rather than it being really liquidy and bloody as it is before you took the Pill. The Pill also thickens cervical mucus. For you to get pregnant, sperm has to make it's way, "swimming" up the vagina, through the uterus and fertilization takes place within the fallopian tube, then the fertilized egg travels back down to the uterus to implant. The Pill makes the mucus in your vagina and around your cervix very thick and drier, less slippery, so the sperm have a harder time "swimming" and may die out before they can reach an egg, if one would happen to be there. So with these three ways of preventing pregnancy, it makes hormonal birth control, like the Pill, very effective but it MUST be taken correctly to do so. The more you miss or take the Pill late, the less effective it can be. Best thing to do is to set an alarm on your cell phone, keep your phone and pills in your purse and with you at all times so you can take it on time. Try to pick a time that is convenient that hopefully you will be doing pretty much the same time each day like bedtime, or suppertime, or when you wake-whatever time is best for you. When you first start the Pill, your own natural hormone cycle is being suppressed by the Pill's hormones and different hormonal triggers are changing and this can lead to some irregularities in your periods. You may start while you are still taking active pills, for example, or you may skip a period or just spot a bit here and there so the best thing you can do to regulate your cycle is to take your Pill every day and on time, either up to an hour before it is due to an hour after it is due is considered on time. This gives you the highest rate of efficacy as well-98-99.9% effective. Each missed Pill can reduce this efficacy and it can also cause breakthrough bleeding. If you miss, use back up condoms and spermicide (in case the condoms breaks) for the next seven days or abstain from sex. Antibiotics reduce efficacy of the Pill and you need to keep taking your birth control pill but also use back up for the entire time you are on antibiotics and for seven days after you finish to keep from accidentally getting pregnant. In time, you should regulate out but it can sometimes take 3-4 months, sometimes even 6 months. If you are on the Pill and taking them regularly and consistently on time and you are still irregular after 6 months then you need to see your Dr. But no worries at this point, everything sounds normal! Hope this helps!
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