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Does taking birth control pill affect fertility/ chances of getting pregnant in the future?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Not necessarily

The pill mimics the bodies own hormones and fools the ovaries into thinking you are already pregnant.
This stops egg release and preserves them for later use.Some women will have trouble conceiving regardless and first find out after being on the pill for a while, but the would have had problems anyway.It is a convenient excuse but doesn't follow the science.

In brief: Not necessarily

The pill mimics the bodies own hormones and fools the ovaries into thinking you are already pregnant.
This stops egg release and preserves them for later use.Some women will have trouble conceiving regardless and first find out after being on the pill for a while, but the would have had problems anyway.It is a convenient excuse but doesn't follow the science.
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