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Can I just stop taking birth control, so I can get pregnant?

I have been taking birth control for a while. Can I just stop taking it so I can get pregnant?


Mark Carlson | Obstetrician

Mark Carlson

If you are planning to get pregnant and have been taking birth control pills, it would be a good idea for you to talk to your health care provider before getting pregnant. 

I have known some physicians that prefer that patients have a couple of normal cycles before trying to conceive. It will depend on your physician and your overall health, so it is a good idea to talk to your doctor.

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