Posted by: Zig zag | 2005/01/06

stopped the pill

I stopped taking the pill end of october, i was using ovral for about 5 years i still get my period the normal time i just want to know how long will it take for the pill to work out of my system completely, cause me and my husband want to try for another baby.

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Most women do not fall pregnant in the first 3 months after stopping the Pill (though some do). Even without contraception, it can take up to a year to fall pregnant though.

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Posted by: twink | 2005/01/06

Hi - I fell pregnant about a month after I stopped the pill. Maybe gynae doc can confirm - but my gynae told me that the pill makes you fertile. Try and establish when you ovulate - even get one of those little prediction kits - and have intercourse then - it's all about timing -

Good luck to you -

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Posted by: Norma | 2005/01/06


It could take a healthy couple up to a year to fall pregnant, but it could be sooner. It took me about 4months, but there are other ladies that have been trying for 2years....
I really hope it will happen soon, start taking folic accid and make sure to eat healthy, don't stress and don't just make love to have a baby......

Good luck

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Posted by: Lovey | 2005/01/06

They say it may even take a year, hang in there.

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