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My husband and i want to have a baby. I have been on birth control for 7 years, and have regular periods. How long to wait until we can start trying?

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Dr. Barbara Coulter-Smith
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: One cycle

I usually recommend one spontaneous cycle after discontinuing contraception.
Then monitor cycle length while trying for pregnancy. A preconception consult with your ob/gyn is also recommended to ensure optimizing your health, medications, diet and vaccinations to get your pregnancy off to a great start.

In brief: One cycle

I usually recommend one spontaneous cycle after discontinuing contraception.
Then monitor cycle length while trying for pregnancy. A preconception consult with your ob/gyn is also recommended to ensure optimizing your health, medications, diet and vaccinations to get your pregnancy off to a great start.
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