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When should I stop birth control to get pregnant? I'm (trying) to schedule conception within a certain window of time.

When should I stop birth control to get pregnant? I'm (trying) to schedule conception within a certain window of time.

3 months: There are no clear rules on when to stop pills before trying to get pregnant. At least one cycle probably makes sense to see if and when you may ovulate. Many people take pills to regulate their cycles in addition to contraception. Stop the pills, wait a month to see if you get a spontaneous period, then start trying after that period. If you don't get periods or are not regular, see your doctor. ...Read more

Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more


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To find conception date do you count back 9 months from the babys birth date even if they were born 4 days early from the due date?

To find conception date do you count back 9 months from the babys birth date even if they were born 4 days early from the due date?

Use due date: To calculate conception you use the due date. Use a reverse due date calculator for free online and this will be easy for you to find out. Simply type in your due date and the conception date will be calculated for you. ...Read more

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Can the ovulation occur when forgetting to take one birth-control pill?

Can the ovulation occur when forgetting to take one birth-control pill?

Birth Control: Yes. That is why everyone on birth control is instructed to take two doses the day after one is missed. ...Read more

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Can the nuvaring cause miscarriages when trying to conceive?

Can the nuvaring cause miscarriages when trying to conceive?

No: The NuvaRing prevents conception. To my knowledge, the NuvaRing doesn't cause miscarriage, whether present or past use. ...Read more

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How many days is it from implantation to baby due date?

How many days is it from implantation to baby due date?

259: Usual pregnancy length is considered 280 days from first day of last period. Implantation generally occurs about 3 weeks after first day of last period, although that can vary a few days. So 280-21 equals 259, time from implantation to due date. ...Read more

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How to calculate due date from conception and ovulation test?

How to calculate due date from conception and ovulation test?

Your OB can: Show you on an OB wheel you are due 38 weeks from your conception date if you were having 28 day cycles. ...Read more

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How can I give birth before the due date?

How can I give birth before the due date?

EDC: Edc or due date is a guess or calculation based on the last menstrual cycle, birth can be +/- several days. ...Read more

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Can taking your birth control pill 6 hours late cause your ovaries to release an egg and the cervical mucus to allow sperm from sunday through to get into the uterus and get me pregnant?

Can taking your birth control pill 6 hours late cause your ovaries to release an egg and the cervical mucus to allow sperm from sunday through to get into the uterus and get me pregnant?

No: If you take a pill each day, regardless of timing, you would have effective protection. The likelihood of spotting and breakthrough bleeding would be increased if you do not take the pill about the same time each day, but the contraceptive efficacy would not be decreased. ...Read more

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Are symptoms of birth control suppose to happen after the first pill?

Are symptoms of birth control suppose to happen after the first pill?

BCP side effects: Not common to have side effects after the first pill but not unheard of either to have mild nausea after the first pill as your body adjusts to the level of estrogen. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about switching from the pill to the implant?

Can you tell me about switching from the pill to the implant?

Good idea: The implant is much more effective than the pill. Your provider can insert the implant. You should continue your pill for one week after you get the implant (or use another form of protection) to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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When's the best time to have sex to get pregnant? which health factors can affect conception? also want to know frequency of consummation to conceive

When's the best time to have sex to get pregnant? which health factors can affect conception? also want to know frequency of consummation to conceive

Virtual Consult: Your questions will be best answered in detail with a consult. You were taking Depo Lupron (leuprolide) it shows in your info .You probably were being treated for Endometriosis. Fertile phase is usually 14 to 16 days before your next menses or simpler is to be sexually active Day 10 to Day 16 of a 28 day cycle. sex 3 times a week is an average for trying to conceive. Endometriosis can decrease your chances ...Read more

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How to estimate your conception to delivery days?

38 wks: Estimated day of delivery is 40 wks from lmp, and ovulation/conception is two wks closer. ...Read more

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Do the birth-control pills prevent fertilization or they just prevent the fertilized egg to attach to the uterus?

Do the birth-control pills prevent fertilization or they just prevent the fertilized egg to attach to the uterus?

Multi - ways: Birth control pills work in many ways depending on the type (ie Progesterone only or combination pills). The main function is to stop ovulation from occurring. If no egg is released then there is no egg to fertilize. If this fails and an egg is made and released - the secondary defense is thinning the lining to prevent embryos from implanting. They also effect cervical mucus. ...Read more