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stopping the pill is the withdraw bleedin your period for month?

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When you stop the pill and have withdrawn bleeding is that your period for that month or not? Please answer.
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replied December 30th, 2011
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The withdrawal bleeding that occurs after you stop taking your birth control pills can be considered as your period for the month. If you are planning for pregnancy, consider monitoring cervical mucus changes and the BBT (basal body temperature) charting to predict your ovulation and time your intercourse for having fruitful results. Have intercourse in positions that allow for deeper penetration for high deposit of semen.
If you have not got your next periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you have got abnormal periods, or if you develop any new symptoms, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately).
Take care.



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