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Can I be Pregnant one month after coming off Birth Control?

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I stopped taking my birth control pills (i wa on them 8 years) so my fiancee and I could have a baby. I stopped taking then on August 16th. I had my period, but had sex on the last day of it, which was August 20th. I also has sex on August 22nd, and 25th. Can I be pregnant?


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replied September 6th, 2006
Pregnancy Q&A Answer A1428
In my epxerience, It doesn't seem likely that you can get pregnant so soon after coming off birth control pills. One of the expected side effects of contraceptive pills is a temporally lack of ovulation after coming off them. Most of the women (99%) establish their normal menstrual cycle (with ovulation) within the first 6 months after stopping birth control pills. You can take a home pregnancy test after the 10th of September if you don’t get your next period before then.
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