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Will long-term use of the pill make it harder to conceive?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine

In brief: No

No. Birth-control pills have no detrimental effect whatsoever on your longterm fertility.
If you take birth-control pills into your late 30s or early 40s your fertility will indeed be decreased, but this is 100% due to later age and not an effect of the pills.

In brief: No

No. Birth-control pills have no detrimental effect whatsoever on your longterm fertility.
If you take birth-control pills into your late 30s or early 40s your fertility will indeed be decreased, but this is 100% due to later age and not an effect of the pills.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine

In brief: No

No. After you stop the pill your fertility should return fairly quickly (within approxiately 2 months).
If you do not conceive after a reasonable amount of time (1 year for women younger than 35), you should consult with your physician in case an evaluation is needed.

In brief: No

No. After you stop the pill your fertility should return fairly quickly (within approxiately 2 months).
If you do not conceive after a reasonable amount of time (1 year for women younger than 35), you should consult with your physician in case an evaluation is needed.
Dr. Victor Beshay
Dr. Victor Beshay
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