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If birth control pills are supposed to stop you from ovulating then why and how do we still get our periods?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Same way

The pill replaces your normal cycle by imitating the changes that would normally occur with the hormones from your ovaries.
The ovaries become suppressed because they do not need to produce the hormones while you are taking the pill.

In brief: Same way

The pill replaces your normal cycle by imitating the changes that would normally occur with the hormones from your ovaries.
The ovaries become suppressed because they do not need to produce the hormones while you are taking the pill.
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