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What Can Boost Fertility After Stopping The Birth Control Pill
Being healthy AND: It's important to live a healthy lifestyle, because poor choices can decrease fertility. The man should avoid high levels of heat (hot tubs, laptop on the lap, etc.) as these can destroy sperm. No smoking, and only a few alcoholic drinks per week at most. Get an ovulation predictor kit and have relations on the day it turns positive and the next day. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor 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
I'm going to start taking maca soon, i'm also on birth control pills will taking maca affect the effectiveness of the birth control pills?
Maca Root: It is not entirely known how maca root will affect birth control pills, but the consensus is not to take it if you are taking birth control pills. It is a lot of estrogen which can cause increase in blood clots, breakthrough bleeding and may even render the birth control pills ineffective. ...Read more
Yes: Bcp will suppress pms when you stop using it pms can return. ...Read more
Can taking the Plan B pill while on birth control pills delay your period during the placebo week?
I believe so.: I am not a gynecologist, but my understanding is that Plan B is a high dose of hormones that induce shedding of the lining of the uterus (preventing an egg/embryo from implanting). Taking Plan B while taking placebo (which are sugar pills) will be like taking Plan B by itself. Bleeding based on a new schedule caused by Plan B may be earlier or l8r than usual depending on how ur body reacts. ...Read more
Fluconazole and birth control pills? How long after last fluconazole pill will birth control be effective again?! please help!
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: For at least a month, maybe two. ...Read more
Mood: Sometimes patients are edgier on ocp's. Hopefully you'll go back to your sweet self! ...Read more
Yes this: is possible an definitely common, Good wishes. ...Read more
Does switching birth control methods (from patch to pills) increase your pregnancy rate? Or is it still low because I keep taking birth control
Same: as long as you have continuous, non-stop exposure to the sufficient dose of steroid hormones for birth control, you should not experience any decrease in the efficacy of your birth control.however, the best forms of birth control are longer acting and include injections, implants, rings, and IUDs. ...Read more
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