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October 19th, 2013 04:39 PM #1
Irregular Period...Looking For Some Help
So, I'm not a mom, but I thought it would be best to post here with a question like this.
I got my period for the first time June of last year. Since then, it's been very irregular. I will get it twice in one month, and won't get it again for another 2 or 3. I know I am way too young to be worrying about this, but I'm questioning if this will affect how fertile I am in any way. I pray that I will have at least one child naturally, because even at this age, I can't wrap my brain around life without children. I know there's always adoption, but it's not the same. I have always been a very pre-planning person, so even something this far away (I'm 13 and never have had a boyfriend ) bothers me.
I went to my pediatrician yesterday, and she said that it's common for girls to have irregular periods within their first 3 years of having a period. So my big question: God forbid I stay having an irregular period, is there any hope for me to get pregnant? I just need some peace of mind so I can focus on being a teenager. I'm just so worried that I'll never have my dream of being a stay-at-home-mom fulfilled Thanks in advance.~Emily
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October 19th, 2013 05:01 PM #3
October 19th, 2013 05:19 PM #5
Don't worry! It's going to become regular soon. Getting your period means that hormones in your body are adjusting but as a teen you're still growing and your body's changing. That's why it might be irregular. You'll have lots of children!!
I got my period more than 10 years ago and it's still irregular sometimes. I get checked regularly at my ob/gyn and endocrinologist but everything's perfect. My doctor says that this happens sometimes and this is just how my body works.Girls: Neva, Hope, Katherine, Harlow, Vivienne, Florence, Grace, Nalha, Primrose, Arabella, Isla.
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October 19th, 2013 06:14 PM #7Senior Member
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I got my period at 12 and they didn't become regular until I was 16 or 17, and even then they were easily affected by stress or sleep. I'm 20 weeks with baby #2, and had absolutely zero fertility issues.
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October 19th, 2013 06:21 PM #9
Yes, it's possible for women with irregular cycles to become pregnant but try to not worry about it because it's completely and totally normal for a girl who's just started getting her period to be irregular!Current favorites:
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