No symptoms except late period

iVillage Member
Registered: 06-02-2011
No symptoms except late period
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Mon, 08-27-2012 - 9:44am

Here is a little background on my situation: I had my last Depo Provera shot in Oct. 2011 and didn't have a period until March 2012. They have been regular since March, coming just about the last week or so of the month. Well I expected my period a few days ago, but have yet to even have any spotting. My husband and I have not been using any contraceptive methods. I don't feel like my period is due; no sore breasts, not bloated, no mood swings. I have been queasy off and on, but that is fairly typical for me at any given time. I have been unusually stressed and worried about family/housing issues, so maybe that is causing me to skip a period. But I guess my question is if anyone out there has started a pregnancy without any typical "symptoms"... I usually have sore breasts and mood swings before my period so would expect that as a symptom if I was pregnant. Oh yes, and I have never been pregnant, so I don't really know what to expect. 

If I haven't started my period in the next couple of days I will probably buy a test. Thanks for any advice! 

iVillage Member
Registered: 02-08-2011
Tue, 08-28-2012 - 1:04pm
Hi,

It is hard knowing what could be happening. Stress sure can delay and/or make you skip a period, so that could be it. However, since you are not using any kind of birth control, you certainly could be pregnant. Not everyone experiences early pregnancy symptoms right away (and some ladies are lucky enough to miss out on them entirely) so I'd suggest testing so that you'll know one way or another. Let us know what you find out!
Faith

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iVillage Member
Registered: 06-02-2011
Tue, 08-28-2012 - 1:15pm

We hadn't been using any contraception since I had my last Depo shot in Oct. 11, and I started getting periods regularly in March, up through July, which made me wonder if I was actually ovulating. Anyway, I will probably get a test tomorrow or Thursday and will let you know. :smileyhappy: 

Thanks for the input! (That's what she said....) :smileywink: 

iVillage Member
Registered: 06-02-2011
Thu, 08-30-2012 - 1:30pm

My husband brought me over a test at work. I did it while no one was there. And despite having actually started to experience nausea and sore breasts, it was negative. And when I wiped there was blood on the tp. I had really gotten my hopes up. We had not been actively trying but I desperately want a baby. Oh well, maybe next time. 

Community Leader
Registered: 07-07-2008
Thu, 08-30-2012 - 1:42pm
Ann, if your period doesn't show this next cycle, I'd see your doctor and request a blood test.

Bedtimestorey, sorry about the negative test.