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Alesse birth control pill safe?

Alesse birth control pill safe?

As any: As safe as any bcps. Any med has risks. ...Read more

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Birth control dates having sex?

Birth control dates having sex?

Natural family plan?: Are you asking about natural family planning? Here is a link to reliable information about that method of birth control: http://www.Natural-family-planning.Info/. ...Read more

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Best birth control nora-be/nor-qd/micronor?

Best birth control nora-be/nor-qd/micronor?

Same: These are different brand names for Norethindrone 35 mcg, which is a Progesterone only pill for contraception. The rate of failure when used perfectly (no missed pills) is about 1 in 200 in the first year compared to a rate of about 1/1000 with birth control pills that contain estrogen and progesterone. More effective Progesterone only contraceptive choices are the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud or implanon. ...Read more

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What % pregnancy protection with birth control pill use?

What % pregnancy protection with birth control pill use?

Approaches 99%: With typical use, birth control pill efficacy rates is about 92%. With perfect use, efficacy rate is over 99%. Nothing is 100% except abstinence. Remember to take your pill daily around the same time of day to achieve optimal results. ...Read more

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Will missing one birth control pill stop pregnancy prevention?

Will missing one birth control pill stop pregnancy prevention?

Might: Birth control pills generally work by keeping a constant level of hormone in the system to convince the body it is pregnant, and not ovulate. Skipping or missing an active hormone pill (not the dummy pills) could allow the hormone level to drop enough to allow ovulation. It probably doesn't happen often, but could. Using additional birth control would be a good idea. ...Read more

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Are planned parenthood's birth control services free?

Are planned parenthood's birth control services free?

Cost of services: The services provided by planned parenthood are based upon income if you don't have any insurance. Why they may not actually be free the are very low priced. ...Read more

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Do natural family planning places sell birth control pills?

Probably not: There really is nothing "natural" about the suppression of birth control pills. I suppose this depends on the clinic philosophy. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills affect pregnancy?

Can birth control pills affect pregnancy?

If you are already: Pregnant , you should stop the oral contraceptive but it will not terminate an on-going pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can all birth control pills prevent pregnancy?

Yes: All birth control pills prevent pregnancy. They are an effective form of birth control as long as you take the pills each day. They can also help your periods to be lighter and less painful, and can decrease acne. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills delay your period?

Can birth control pills delay your period?

Birth control: Birth control pills change when you have your period. There is usually seven pills at the end of each pack during which you have your period. ...Read more

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Does taking birth control pill affect fertility/ chances of getting pregnant in the future?

Does taking birth control pill affect fertility/ chances of getting pregnant in the future?

Not necessarily: The pill mimics the bodies own hormones and fools the ovaries into thinking you are already pregnant.This stops egg release and preserves them for later use.Some women will have trouble conceiving regardless and first find out after being on the pill for a while, but the would have had problems anyway.It is a convenient excuse but doesn't follow the science. ...Read more

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What birth control methods are abortifacients?

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What birth control methods  are abortifacients?

None: None of the currently available birth control methods are known to cause abortion. They prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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How soon after restarting active microgestin birth control pills will withdrawal bleeding end?

How soon after restarting active microgestin birth control pills will withdrawal bleeding end?

About 3 days: withdrawal bleeds are caused by the destabilization of the lining of the uterus when it is no longer exposed to the progesterone component of your birth control pill. restarting birth control pills after you have started bleeding can shorten your period but will not stop it instantly because the process has already started I would expect about three days. ...Read more

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Do birth control pills stop your fertility immediately?

Do birth control pills stop your fertility immediately?

BCP stop fertility: If you start bcp's at the beginning of your menses it is most unlikely that you won't ovulate that cycle. Because there is a 5-10% chance that you may still ovulate the first cycle it is wise to use a backup contraceptive like foam and condoms the first month. ...Read more

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Will using birth control pills now improve chances of fertility later?

Will using birth control pills now improve chances of fertility later?

Won't help fertility: If your periods are regular pills won't help you conceive - they're designed to prevent pregnancy! if you have irregular cycles birth control pills regulate your bleeding but don't help you ovulate (release an egg) or help you get pregnant, for example if you have an ovulation disorder like polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos). If you're ttc at 41 see a reproductive endocrinology and infertility md. ...Read more

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Is lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) birth control a good birth control pill?

Is lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) birth control a good birth control pill?

Yes: Lo-ovral (norgestel/ethinyl estradiol) has a good track record and has been used successfully for many years by many women. Like any ocp, cardiovascular side effects are increased with any smoking so use a different form of birth control for any amount of cigarette/tobacco/smoking use. ...Read more