Mini pill and pregnancy

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Mini pill and pregnancy

Unread postby Smiley64 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:34 pm

Hello All,
My husband and I are hoping to try for a baby soon and I stopped taking my birth control pill, Norethindrone, the mini pill, 11 days ago. My ob/gyn said to wait until after my first normal cycle/period after stopping the mini pill before trying to conceive. The whole 2.5 years I was on the mini pill I never had a period whatsoever, which my ob/gyn said was fine and happens to some people on the mini pill. I know everyone is different, but I was just wondering how long it takes on average to get a period after stopping the mini pill.

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Re: Mini pill and pregnancy

Unread postby Heather » Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:51 am

There really isn't data in this, but most people will get back to their regular fertility cycles by six months after stopping a hormonal method.

Since you're trying to conceive, you may want to start charting your fertility. If you do that, you will be able to see when you begin to ovulate again pretty clearly.
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