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How long after stopping birth control?
missyo1081 posted:
I am 30 years old and my husband is 31. We are thinking of TTC at the end of the year. My problem is, when I as 18, I got on birth control because I was only getting my period a few times a year. I'm not worried that this will affect future attempts at getting pregnant. Also, 5 years ago, my ex and I did not use any type of protection or birth control for a full year and I did not get pregnant. He as also 20 years older than me, so I'm hoping it was HIM and not me!

SO, when should I get off the pill? What if it takes me a while

KayPeterson19 responded:
You should make an appt before going off bc. And, you can start trying right after you are off it. Some people say to wait until your first cycle so you fcan track when you conceive! Good luck to you!!
missyo1081 replied to KayPeterson19's response:
Thanks Kay! I'm just worried that it will take me a sister had trouble getting pregnant, and my fear is I will too since I was irregular as a teen. Fingers crossed!

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