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Birth control pills alter hormone production patterns

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I had my mirena removed on sunday 28/12/09 and had intercoarse on sunday 29/12/09i was just wondering if there was any chance of being pregnant if i am due to ovulate the first week of jan 10 or does my system have to take time to regulate again the reason we did it at this time is because this baby will be the final one and we are desperately trying for a girl if you have any answers that would be great or any other sugestions on how to get pregnant with a girl please let me know thankyou

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replied January 18th, 2010
Birth Control Answer A9255

Given the data you reported (stop taking birth control pills on 28/12/2009 and had intercourse on 29/12/09), it is not likely that you are pregnant.

Birth control pills take control of the hormone production pattern in the body. This process does not happen immediately. The body needs time to adjust to the pills. The same happens when you stop taking the pills. The woman might experience changes in the menstrual period length, blood loss, changes in the menstrual cycle length and she might even miss several periods. The ovulation might need several menstrual cycles to restore regularity. Till then, conception is impossible.

You are advised to just keep on trying. Unfortunately, there are no medically scientific studies that advocate the use of specific medications, food or other substances in order to increase the chances for a specific gender of the baby.

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