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Doctor insights on: Getting Off The Pill And Getting Pregnant

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What's the chance of getting pregnant while being on nexplanon and using condoms?

What's the chance of getting pregnant while being on nexplanon and using condoms?

Risk is quite low: The risk of "getting pregnant while being on Nexplanon" is reported to be about 0.05% , that is about 1 to 5 per 10, 000 women in a year. Using either a male condom or a female condom would reduce the risk even further. ...Read more

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Does taking birth control for many years lower you chance of getting pregnant when you're ready to get off the pill and start trying?

Does taking birth control for many years lower you chance of getting pregnant when you're ready to get off the pill and start trying?

Little bit : Oral contraceptive is correlated with difficulty in conceiving, but never permanent infertility. You are 23y old so you should be fine because the effect on conceiving is most in women above 30yr who never had a child. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant during your week off the pill?

What are the chances of getting pregnant during your week off the pill?

8% annually.: Oral contraceptives are expected to fail with regular use 8% per year - and that is not limited to the placebo weeks. ...Read more

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Im on the nuvaring and had sex in two nights what are the chances if me getting pregnant?

Im on the nuvaring and had sex in two nights what are the chances if me getting pregnant?

Slim: If you have used it correctly and it hasn't fallen out inadvertently, then the chance is very small, less than 5%, but it is possible so always wise to check a pregnancy test if you are worried. They are inexpensive and very reliable. ...Read more

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Chances of getting pregnant while on your period?

Not suppose to.: Period is a sign of failing a pregnancy. Your chances of getting pregnant is not there while you are on your period unless you have a 21 days menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant from unprotected sex while being on depo and never missing a shot?

What are the chances of getting pregnant from unprotected sex while being on depo and never missing a shot?

2 chances slim& none: Very unlikely if you took your shots at the designated recommended times. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant if I been on the birth control pills for five days and use a condom ?

What are the chances of getting pregnant if I been on the birth control pills for five days and use a condom ?

Very little chance: Condoms do a good job of preventing pregnancy, regardless of what else is happening. If still worried, one can do a home urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex. Urine tests are very accurate. ...Read more

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Whats the chance of getting pregnant on your period even if you used encare?

Period: Chance of getting pregnant on your period - if you are absolutely certain that the bleeding is 'your period' - are quite low. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant on the pill and using condoms?

What are the chances of getting pregnant on the pill and using condoms?

Little: The likelihood of conceiving while on the birth control pill and using condoms is very very small. ...Read more

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Whay are the chances of getting pregnant while on birth control and missing a pill while taking antibiotics?

Whay are the chances of getting pregnant while on birth control and missing a pill while taking antibiotics?

1 pill not likely: Missing 1 pill is not likely to increase risk of pregnancy by much, there's more risk if the missed pill extends the hormone free days>7 d. Antibiotics also aren't likely to cause the pill to fail. However, some women may be at higher risk for failure from either missed pills or antibiotics than others. Try not to miss pills, and to be safer, use a back-up such as condoms during antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant if you have sex while ovulating but then take the morning after pill?

What are the chances of getting pregnant if you have sex while ovulating but then take the morning after pill?

Low: The morning after pill is very effective, with efficacy of up to 95 to 98% when taken within 24 hours of unprotected sex. Pregnancy rates increase if the medication is take on the second, third, and fourth days after unprotected sex. ...Read more

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If I stop the Depo-Provera shot and start to take the birth control pill will that make my period come and could I get pregnant off that?

If I stop the Depo-Provera shot and start to take the birth control pill will that make my period come and could I get pregnant off that?

Yes and no: Yes, if you start birth control pills you should resume having periods, although they may be somewhat irregular while the Depo gets out of your system. No, you should not get pregnant, as you will be substituting one form of birth control for another. ...Read more

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How high is the chance of getting pregnant off precum when had sex the week which ovulation start but didn't cum.I am also on cryselle BC.

How high is the chance of getting pregnant off precum when had sex the week which ovulation start but didn't cum.I am also on cryselle BC.

Birth control: If you have taken your BC correctly and reliably the failure chance would be between about 2-8%. Precum has not been studied for pregnancy, but should be treated as a risk. You don't ovulate while on birth control. Overall risk sounds very low, if you miss the period (on the pill-free week) do a pregnancy test. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant off of birth control and antibiotics 5 days after stopping antibiotics, and the morning after pill?

What are the chances of getting pregnant off of birth control and antibiotics 5 days after stopping antibiotics, and the morning after pill?

Many variables: You list a lot of different things -no birth control, morning after pill, antibiotics. What you don't mention is how often you had sex or at what point in your cycle, and didn't say how soon after intercourse you used morning after pill. It's hard for us to predict risk of pregnancy without all the information. You should realize that too in the future. If you are having sex, pregnancy always risk ...Read more

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Having sex on while on your period, what's the chance of getting pregnant?

Having sex on while on your period, what's the chance of getting pregnant?

How to get pregnant?: One does not get pregnant during their menstrual cycle. Your whole cycle of fertility is centered on when the prepared egg is released by the ovary ready for sperm to impregnate it. This is called ovulation. Sperm deposited up to five days prior to ovulation are likely to cause pregnancy. Once ovulation is passed so is the risk for pregnancy and the uterus sloughs off the lining in a period.... ...Read more

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When getting off the pill after a couple years is it still possible to get pregnant the first month after been off the pill? Or the chances are less?

When getting off the pill after a couple years is it still possible to get pregnant the first month after been off the pill? Or the chances are less?

The chances are: Are likey a little higher. Since the ovaries have been resting, once the signals from the brain (that have been not active due to being tricked by the pill) hit the ovary, ovulation is improved. There is not a wash out period with the pill nor are you storing hormones from the pill. Good luck, remember to take your folic acid. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant on the mini pill if I don't take it on time and have unprotected sex frequent?

What are my chances of getting pregnant on the mini pill if I don't take it on time and have unprotected sex frequent?

Good: The mini pill is already less effective than regular combination pills. If you are missing pills and not using backup protection, you definitely could wind up with an unintended pregnancy. See your doctor about getting on some birth control that will be better for you such as the Nuva Ring, Nexplanon, or an IUD that don't require you to remember to take a pill every day. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more