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So I found out today that I'm pregnant, I'm so scared!! My doctor told me I'd be more fertile but I never thought.. Has anybody else have this happen to them?!? Thank you in advance!!

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Congrats !! Please make sure you talk with your dietician to make sure you get the right amount of calories in for you and the baby. I don't know of anyone this has happened to. Can't understand how you become more fertile, but oh well....things happen.

Again, Congrats !!!

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There's actually a sub-forum on the subject of pregnancy after sleeve, where you might be able to get a lot of great answers and advice:

http://www.bariatricpal.com/forum/427-pregnancy-with-gastric-sleeve-surgery/

Definitely be sure to talk to your nutritionist right away to find out about Vitamins and supplements and what your new nutritional requirements should be.

I was informed about the increased fertility, so my husband and I used back-up birth control the first couple months (had to use it the first couple of weeks anyway because of the antibiotic). I hope this isn't an unwelcome event for you and if it is, I hope it will eventually work out to be a blessing.

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Congrats. Being pregnant after surgery is supposed to be better with the sleeve than without. I envy you. I want a huge family. At least 10 kids. :)

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To those lurking this thread, bariatric surgeons regularly and strongly advise WLS women patients and their partners to use not just one, but two forms of birth control for 12-18 months post-op.

Apparently, the rapid weight loss makes women who are still menstruating more fertile. I don't know why. But it does.

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Online I've read to wait 12-18 months but my Surgeon advised it was normally safe 6-8 months out.

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My husband and I have not been using protection. I use birth control. I'm 11 weeks from surgery and really scared I'm prego. I won't know till next week when my pd starts hopefully.

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@@heav85 Did your surgeon not warn you about using back-up birth control post-op?

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Yelp. We did for a month then he got tired of condoms.

Um cramping and I should start this week.

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@@heav85 If you are really worried, you could get one of those "First Response" tests that allegedly can work as early as 6 days before your period?

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I'm 2 months out and just found out I'm pregnant at 40 years old. My last child was 9 years ago and I took fertility meds to get pregnant. We tried for a fourth child five years ago but it wasn't meant to be. We weren't planning on any more and was pretty sure we couldn't get pregnant considering my history. My husband and I only had unprotected sex once so yeah it does give you a boost to your fertility. To say the least this is a definite surprise but is also very welcome as a baby is a blessing.

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Nice. Boy oh boy. I really need to be very careful. Had a little mishap and took the morning after pills. I bled from the pills and am just praying I am not pregnant. No can do at the moment with work and living conditions.

So happy fo those who are and wanted to be. Can't wait till my time is right!

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So I found out today that I'm pregnant, I'm so scared!! My doctor told me I'd be more fertile but I never thought.. Has anybody else have this happen to them?!? Thank you in advance!!

i wish ????

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I'm 2 months out and just found out I'm pregnant at 40 years old. My last child was 9 years ago and I took fertility meds to get pregnant. We tried for a fourth child five years ago but it wasn't meant to be. We weren't planning on any more and was pretty sure we couldn't get pregnant considering my history. My husband and I only had unprotected sex once so yeah it does give you a boost to your fertility. To say the least this is a definite surprise but is also very welcome as a baby is a blessing.

im so happy for you????????

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