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How Soon Can You Start Taking Birth Control Pills After Taking The Morning After Pill
Ocp start: On the day of your bleeding or the sunday following your cycle depending on your pill. ...Read more
Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more
Yes: You can start the birth control pill at any time. It may be reasonable for some women to start the pill at the beginning of the menstrual cycle, but any time is acceptible. If the pill is started at any time other than the beginning of the cycle, you should use some other from of birth control for two weeks. After two weeks you will be protected. ...Read more
Birth control: In the old days b/c was started after your perod. But now you can start anytime. Consult with your ob/gyn. ...Read more
Each oral : Contraceptive has different directions about how to start them up. ...Read more
B/c pills.: You can start b/c pills any time. In the old days you had to wait after the first sunday after your period, but not now. F/u with uour ob/gyn. ...Read more
A week: Though oc doesn't totally protect you, it is good to take it anyway. ...Read more
Birth control works: If you start your pills on day 1after your period, your pills should be effective almost immediately. You will certainly be protected by the time you would have ovulated if youmweren't taking pills (approximately 2weeks after your period begins). ...Read more
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Yes, but...: Starting a combination contraceptive pill the day after you take the morning-after pill won' hurt you. However, it won't protect you from pregnancy right-away. You will need to use a back-up for some length of time. How long depends on what cycle day you are now. Best wishes! ...Read more
Depends: Most women will begin cycling and producing/releasing eggs within 2-4 weeks after stopping ocps, so it is possible to conceive the first month after stopping ocps. ...Read more
21-42 days: Early postpartum use of combined birth control pills (estrogen + progesterone) may increase the risk of blood clots. Women with no risk factors for blood clots may start the use after 21 days. Women with risk factors for clots (smoking, hypertension...) should wait 42 days. Progestin-only pills may be started earlier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I start taking birth control pills for the first time days before my period is supposed to start?
Yes: You can start the pill at any time, but i would make sure you're not pregnant by a blood test, as a urine test might not pick up an early pregnancy. The only drawback to starting a pill before your period is that you might have to put up with two or three months of abnormal bleeding. ...Read more
BCP: Best to consult your ob/gyn first.Get a more detailed answer ›
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more
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