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What are the chances of ovulating first month of birth control? I started taking lutera the sunday after my period. I was still bleeding a little.

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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine

In brief: Some

There is no absolute in birth control with birth control pills.
Usually good control at 3 or more months.

In brief: Some

There is no absolute in birth control with birth control pills.
Usually good control at 3 or more months.
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
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Dr. Allison Urrutia
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Ovulation on OCPs

I generally recommend using a back up method of birth control the first month.
After that, if used correctly, your chances of ovulation are less. Perfect use for birth control pills has a 0.3% failure rate, but a typical use failure rate of 8 %. It is normal to have break through bleeding in the first 2-3 cycles of birth control pills. I recommend continuing through the third pack.

In brief: Ovulation on OCPs

I generally recommend using a back up method of birth control the first month.
After that, if used correctly, your chances of ovulation are less. Perfect use for birth control pills has a 0.3% failure rate, but a typical use failure rate of 8 %. It is normal to have break through bleeding in the first 2-3 cycles of birth control pills. I recommend continuing through the third pack.
Dr. Allison Urrutia
Dr. Allison Urrutia
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