A 21-year-old female asked:
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can you ovulate on birth control?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on the BC: If you have a hormonal IUD, implant or take the pill properly you don't. If you have a copper IUD, use condoms or miss enough doses of the pill you likely do.
Answered on Apr 6, 2019

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