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Does taking birth control for too long cause extreme prematurity of birth?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Nope.

Oral contraceptives have nothing to do with prematurity.
Stds may lead to prematurity, though, and they are not prevented by ocps.

In brief: Nope.

Oral contraceptives have nothing to do with prematurity.
Stds may lead to prematurity, though, and they are not prevented by ocps.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. James Cummings
Pediatrics - Neonatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Although older women (>35 years) who get pregnant for the first time may have increased problems during pregnancy, including preterm birth.

In brief: No

Although older women (>35 years) who get pregnant for the first time may have increased problems during pregnancy, including preterm birth.
Dr. James Cummings
Dr. James Cummings
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