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Pregnant Taking Pill
What kind of pills?: If you're taking birth control pills, the chance of pregnancy is low unless you miss pills - less than 1 in 100 women using pills perfectly will get pregnant in a year, versus about 8 in 100 per year with some missed pills. If you're taking metformin (glucophage) for Insulin resistance (pre-diabetes) without birth control pills then you do have a higher chance of getting pregnant. ...Read more
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
Been off Depo-Provera for 5 months trying to get pregnant taking diet pills is it ok to take since it will take a while to get pregnant since I was on depo?
Yes: Believe it or not, pills are not 100% effective. In regular use (considering that some people are not even consistent with them or have), failure rates are as high as 8%. They're much better than not using anything but really you should be considering a more long acting reversible method like the iud or the arm implant which you can just set and forget. ...Read more
Depends: If the ability to ovulate well is the problem then yes ovulation pills will help. However there many reasons for infertility. If you are having difficulty becoming pregnant consider seeing a trained fertility doctor. A good work up of yourself and your partner will be done to determine the cause of infertility. You are 35 years of age please see a fertility doctor soon. Good luck. ...Read more
If your levels are high ebough of progesterone while pregnant, can taking progesterone pills too harm you? Is that too much?
Is there any problem in taking i-pill twice a month? And is there any chances of getting pregnant after taking i-pill?
Yes.: I-Pill (levonorgestral) is to be used only in emergency situations (unwanted sex) and certainly not as a substitute for conventional, much safer methods such as condoms, low-dose OCs (oral contraceptives etc.). I-Pill is not 100 percent effective, the possibility of pregnancy cannot be ruled out. It is likely to be 95 percent effective if taken within 24 hours of sexual intercourse. ...Read more
Hi im having the pill "cyklokapron" I take it 5minutes before having sex only not everyday just once can o still get pregnant while taking this pill?
Why not?: As far as I know it doesn't have anything to do with conception just bleeding. ...Read more
How can I get pregnant after taking the pill? I was on birth control for ten years, but now want to get pregnant. How long will it take my body to get back to a normal cycle on its own?
Age-related fertilit: Your age is a greater factor in your ability to get pregnant than is your past use of birth control pills. Were your periods regular before starting? And are they regular now. You should see your gyno to discuss age-related fertility, which is significantly lower at age 40 than your fertility was 10 or 20 years ago. You may need the assistance of a fertility specialist. ...Read more
How effecitive are the prevention pills? If there a chance of me getting pregnant while taking the pill nd having unprotected sex?
Very effective: For women taking birth control pills (ocp's) properly and consistently, the chance of pregnancy is reported to be 0.3% per year, or 1 pregnancy in 333 women each year. The actual pregnancy rate in the "real world" is reported to be at least 3% on ocp's, or 1 pregnancy in 33 women each year. So, yes there is a chance of getting pregnant, but the chance is small. ...Read more
I would like to try to lose weight before getting pregnant, can taking diet pills lower my chances of conceiving? Also, I would obviously stop taking then if I found out I was pregnant. Thanks!
Pregnancy: Taking diet pills will not change your chance of getting pregnant. Nevertheless do you not think that altering your life style by improving your dietary intake and reducing your total calories would give you a better chance of f having a healthy and successful pregnancy. Good luck ...Read more
Having unprotected sex trying to get pregnant but taking diet pills been off Depo-Provera for 5 months is it ok since it takes a while to get pregnant?
Was on the pill Diane for 14 had sex with no condom Bf did not cum in me I took plan b 30min later could I still get pregnant? Stoped taking bc pill
Unlikely, but...: Plan B works most of the time but not every time, so that means a person who uses Plan B is not likely to get pregnant from that episode of sex. Of course, one should do a home urine pregnancy test 3 weeks later to confirm non-pregnancy, because Plan B does not work every time. ...Read more
Is there a big chance to get pregnant once you stopped taking pills? Is it ok to stop even if I haven't finished the whole packet? Thanks
I take linsopril and lovastin and I may b one week pregnant I have stopped taking pills but I took it just 3 days now I stopped will it harm my unborn?
Should not: If you stopped it, It should not harm the baby. ...Read more
Still works: Breakthrough bleeding occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill.. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. The pill is still effective. ...Read more
Is it possible to be pregnant though still taking the pill, if when you stop taking the pill for 4 days you get a period still?
Possible, unlikely: When taken regularly the pill is very effective but nothing is 100%.Stopping contraceptive pills typically causes a "withdrawl bleed" 1-5 days later so you can't completely rule out pregnancy because of that bleeding. Best to take a pregnancy test if you are worried. If not wanting a pregnancy, continue to take the pills or consult your doctor for other methods. If pregnancy desired start folic acid ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism. When iam pregnant THS become 17.Taking pills. After miscarrage THS become2.2.It reduce the chances of next pregancy?
Improves it. TSH ofte: Stay in normal TSH range pre-pregnancy and during. ...Read more
I took the plan b pill Levonorgestrel 1.5 on 2.3.17 now if I wanted to get pregnant even after taking the pill can I this month with unprotected sex?
May be but why?:
Are you ready to be a mother? Do you have means to support yourself and a baby? Please reconsider your idea of getting pregnant. You may wish to delay pregnancy at your young age. It would be prudent to work on your education and getting into a good career so that you may provide a good life to your child.
You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Uncommon, but...: If taken properly and reliably birth control is a very effective means of reducing the chance of becoming pregnant (around a 1-3% failure rate). The common reasons for birth control 'failure' is being noncompliant with the medication or taking another medication that interferes with the birth control pill (some antibiotics for example reduce BC effectiveness). ...Read more