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How long does it take to first ovulate after I stop taking the pill?

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Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Pill

Usually one to three menstrual cycles prior to the use of the pill.
So if you menstruated before every 30 days, then 1-3 months.

In brief: Pill

Usually one to three menstrual cycles prior to the use of the pill.
So if you menstruated before every 30 days, then 1-3 months.
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 2 weeks to 3 months

Most women ovulate soon after stopping the pill.
Pills reduce fsh from the pituitary, limiting ovulation. After stopping pills, the pituitary gradually recovers. Some women ovulate within 2 weeks, others require 3 months or more. Women can try to conceive immediately after stopping the pill. If periods do not resume within 3 months, ask your doctor for advice.

In brief: 2 weeks to 3 months

Most women ovulate soon after stopping the pill.
Pills reduce fsh from the pituitary, limiting ovulation. After stopping pills, the pituitary gradually recovers. Some women ovulate within 2 weeks, others require 3 months or more. Women can try to conceive immediately after stopping the pill. If periods do not resume within 3 months, ask your doctor for advice.
Dr. Philip Chenette
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