Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

Possible pregnancy after VSG surgery



Recommended Posts

I just got my VSG surgery in May of 2020. Before my surgery I was always on point with my periods. Never late, but now I'm five days late and I'm kind of scared with mixed emotions. I don't want to get my hopes up because for me it would be awesome if I was pregnant, I barely got my surgery 3 months ago and I've lost a total of 68 lbs so far and I read a post on here that supposedly because of the sudden weight loss the IUD might have a probability of moving or shifting or even coming out. I guess my question is has anyone that has had weight loss surgery had this happen to them and is there a possibility that I might be pregnant. I took a pregnancy test and it came out negative, but that was 3 days after my missed period. I would love it if I'm pregnant, but also terrified due to the fact that I'm supposed to wait 18 to 24 months to become pregnant after my surgery.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There is always a possibility if you are sexually active.
This might also be because your hormones are balancing out (stress on your body as well)

My periods were a mess for the first 5 months. I had an IUD that was close to expiration as well. After 5 months I took it out due to some issues that might or might not be the IUD. Since then my periods have been totally on fleek.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

it could be that but it could also be the hormone issue that the above poster mentioned. A lot of women have screwed up periods for the first few months after surgery (and weird moods, too). Supposedly it's because estrogen is stored in fat cells, and when you start losing weight rapidly, that estrogen is released. It takes awhile for things to balance out again.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had an IUD (Mirena) when I had my surgery and didn’t personally have any pregnancy scares. Congrats OP if you aren’t pregnant—but if you’re not perhaps it’s a blessing in disguise. It’ll give you more time to lose weight and your future bb better conditions to grow, the further out you are from surgery.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I got pregnant from a failed IUD 6 months after I was sleeved. Just delivered and only gained 10 pounds during pregnancy. Breastfeeding and trying to find the right nutrition plan to lose weight, but get enough nutrition/calories to support breastfeeding.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recent Topics

  • Most popular:

  • Together, we have lost...
      lbs
    ×