A 31-year-old member asked:
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when after stopping the pill does it usually take to get your period again?

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Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
For most- a month: It usually takes a month or so for the body to begin cycling normally again, once stopping the birth control pill, but if one's periods were irregular, then they are likely to go back to being irregular or unpredictable.
Answered on Apr 23, 2016

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