Getting Pregnant After Birth Control

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There’s so much excitement in preparing for a tiny bundle of joy! The moment you decide it’s time to have a little one of your own, the first step in that process is getting off the pill. When you commit to the decision, it’s wise to be aware of what to expect once you come off the pill and how to do so successfully.

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What to Expect

You might feel the urge to immediately stop taking your birth control. However, this isn’t the best way to go about it. Doing this will, essentially, “shock” and throw off your body. The best way to do this is to finish your current pack of birth control and go through your normal cycle. After your cycle, don’t begin a new pack of birth control. If you experience light bleeding when you’re off your period, don’t worry. This is considered normal. Your first period, after the pill, will arrive anytime within a few weeks to a couple of months.