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    Is it true...
    An_194660 posted:
    I've been on birth control for about 8 years and recently stopped taking it about 6 months ago. Is it true that it will be very hard for me to ever get pregnant?
    FCL responded:
    No, not true. Some women get pregnant the very first month they are off it. For others it takes time for their cycle to return to normal. With or without the pill, it takes couples (on average) 6-7 months to get pregnant and doctors consider it normal for it to take you up to a year. :)

    NewGirl2010 replied to FCL's response:
    I was on the birth control pill for nearly sixteen years. i went off it for one month and got pregnant. So, personal experience tells me yes, it can happen. Whether it is common, I am not sure.

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