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I saw that chances of concieving after bc (in the first cycle) are very slim, is this true?

Why would that be?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:08 PM on Jul. 17, 2010 in Health

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  • It's because it takes a while for your body to adjust back to normal after being on birth control. Some women don't have a problem though. A good friend of mine stopped taking her bc because she wanted to get pregnant. Within two months she was pregnant. She didn't think it would happen that fast.

    Answer by Laila-May at 8:11 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • Because your cycles are normal at first. But.... with my first pregnancy, I got pregnant right after I stopped taking the pill.

    Actually, my doctor had told me to go off the pill and use an alternate method of BC for the next three cycles. He said by then, My cycles should be somewhat normal and we should be able to have a normal ovulation period.

    Answer by layh41407 at 8:13 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • That should say Because your cycles are NOT normal at first

    Answer by layh41407 at 8:13 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • i dont know, i got pregnant as soon as i stopped taking it. i had one period then didnt have another.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 8:16 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • If you get pregnant within the first three months of going off bc, you place the baby at a risk for defects. That is why your doc says to use other methods for the following three cycles. Yes you can get pregnant but the child may be harmed by it so be careful!

    Answer by at 4:37 PM on Jul. 18, 2010

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