Hi all, Re-joined babycentre today I’ve got two children and I have been in this situation before but I can’t remember much as my youngest is 4 and it seems like a life time ago some days! Be cautious with missed pills. Anixety, Acne, Fatigue, Eye Pain, Headaches WARNING ABOUT YAZ BIRTH CONTROL PILLS If you’re coming off of the pill to try to conceive, the general recommendation is to stop the pill (and switch to non-hormonal methods like condoms) about three months before you want to start trying. Hey Sunny, I came off the mini pill on the 19th April (so exactly 10 weeks ago now). Felt fine, then five days later on 13 June had what felt like period pains. hi im not pleased what your all saying lol :-( i was on the mini pill p.o.p ( progestrian only pill and i weighed 9-5 before i come off it wich was approx 4 weeks ago. One of the effects of oral contraceptives is decreased levels of B-vitamins and folic acid in your body. The way you come off your birth control pill can also vary if you’re trying to conceive. It can take your body a few months to settle back into a regular ovulation cycle after stopping the pill. Tmp1180 ... Serious issues after coming off of birth control pills! I came off the pill on 8 June. I had no withdrawal symptoms/bleeding until I started with some heavy brown spotting exactly 8 weeks after coming off it that lasted 10 days. Suddenly stopping the pill in the middle of the pack isn’t a good idea, because it can alter your cycle. The pill can correct the hormone imbalance that makes your skin break out and grow hair in unwanted places. Re: HRT and coming off Mini Pill « Reply #7 on: April 12, 2019, 10:58:14 AM » Chrissyp - I've only done one post myself but if you go to the list of posts there is a little menu near the top right and one of the options says 'new topic' You can get the pill for free from your GP, family planning/contraception clinics, and sexual health clinics. New Reply Follow New Topic Followed by 1 people. Find out more about where to get the mini pill here. Make sure you follow the instructions in the patient information leaflet for the new brand you’re taking. Read more. (For birth control shots, it can take at least three months and up to … A missed period after getting off the pill can be expected as your cycle regulates itself again. Don't take breaks between packs. Hi all, I'm looking for some experiences coming off the mini pill as my body seems all over the place and I'm feeling confused! Start the new mini pill the day after taking the final mini pill in your current pack. Dhruv Gupta, MD answered this Headache After Going Off The Pill . Pills are taken at the same time every day continuously, 365 days a year – without a break. If you miss a minipill, take the missed pill as soon as you remember — even if it means taking two pills in one day. I’ve decided to come off of the mini pill (took my last one Monday) after nearly 2 years due to horrible side effects, that I can no longer deal with anymore! Use a backup method of birth control for at least two days. The mini pill is quite short acting, so needs to be taken at roughly the same time every day. You’ll be protected from pregnancy immediately as long as you’ve not missed any pills in the last 2 days, or taken them at a different time from usual. Birth control makes your period come like clockwork, but stopping can throw that predictability off balance. If you've had unprotected sex, consult your health care provider about emergency contraception.