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Answered 2007-03-18 16:22:52

If by Birth Control you mean the pill (birth control being the name for all methods including condoms etc) it prevents a pregnancy occurring in the first place rather than stopping it once it has started.

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Can you take birth control to delay period if you're not on birth control?

You shouldn't be taking birth control if you're not prescribed it. Birth control pills don't stop periods, they stop pregnancy.

What should you do if you get pregnant while on birth control?

If you suspect pregnancy has occurred when taking birth control, you need to have the pregnancy confirmed by your Doctor. If you indeed are pregnant, you must stop taking birth control as it can harm the unborn child.

What other symptoms can occur after you stop taking birth control pills?


When do you stop taking birth control?

You stop taking birth control when you want to get pregnant, when you are no longer fertile, when you're not at risk of pregnancy (perhaps because your partner can't get you pregnant), or when you have a medical condition that makes birth control a bad idea.

Can you stop being pregnant with birth control?

No. Birth control is intended to prevent pregnancy only. Birth control does not stop an existing pregnancy. It is not safe to take birth control while you are pregnant.

How long do you have to wait to get pregnant while using birth control?

Birth control is meant to prevent pregnancy. If you want to get pregnant, stop taking birth control. When you stop, you can try to conceive immediately. There is no medical need to wait.

What if you stop taking the birth control pill?

If you stop taking birth control pills, you might get pregnant unless you find another strategy for reducing the risk of pregnancy.Your normal cycle will resume and you will become fertile again.

Taking birth control during pregnancy?

Not sure what you are asking. but NO, you should not be taking birth control during pregnancy. However, if you are taking oral contraceptive pills or depot provera and discover you are pregnant, you should not worry. Women who were on the birth control pill or depot provera during their pregnancy do not have any problems with their pregnancy i.e. they can carry the pregnancy to term and without any fetal abnormalities from the hormones. BUT if you are on birth control and find out you are pregnant, please STOP the birth control, unless you intend to get an abortion. In which case you should resume the birth control the day of the abortion. and if you are using condoms, you should continue to use that through pregnancy for STD prevention purposes not for birth control.

How soon do you get your period if you stop taking birth control?

Most women will have their period within a week or two of stopping birth control pills, and may be fertile from the first day they stop taking it. If you have stopped taking birth control and have not had your regular period as expected, you need a pregnancy test to be sure whether you are pregnant or not.

Can birth control pills stop pregnancy?

No birth control prevents pregnancy. To stop it once you are pregnant you will need an abortion.No, contraception is designed to prevent pregnancy, not stop it.Once you are pregnant only an abortion will stop the natural progress of the pregnancy.

What happens if you stop taking the birth control pill for 2 weeks?

If you stop taking the birth control pill for 2 weeks, what happens is that you will have a period a few days after not taking any pills. You will also not be protected against pregnancy unless you use another form of contraception.

Do you take birth control eventhough you have period?

Yes, birth control is an on going practice, to prevent pregnancy every day. Don't stop taking the pill, as directed by your doctor.

What is the of pill name that can stop pregnancy?

Birth Control

How do you stop taking birth control?

You just stop. That's it.

How do you stop teenage pregnancy?

by using a condom,or oftenly taking birth using a condom,or oftenly taking birth control...There are more ways to protect ur self from getting pregnant. DON'T DO IT!!!!! But if u do use protection and or get on birth control!!! P.S. It's FREE

If you think you're pregnant should you stop taking the birth control pill?

Well if you have taken a home-pregnancy test and it is positive then yes, you should stop. But you should not take the pregnancy test until at least the day of your expected period or 14 days after intercourse other wise your results will not likely be accurate. If you do get a positive pregnancy test then go ahead and stop taking your birth control and make an appointment with an OB/GYN. If the test is negative, continue taking your birth control pills until you do get a positive pregnancy test. If you stop taking it before you get the test results and it is negative, your chances of pregnancy are heightened greatly. But if you continue taking it until you get a positive test result, you will not have had enough to cause any harm to the baby.

How early will the combination birth control pills work?

It will stop ovulation & prevent pregnancy when you've been taking it for 4 weeks.

What can stop you from getting your period?

Typically pregnancy or birth control.

Can birth control stop a pregnancy if you are already pregnant?

haha no

Is it possible to remain on birth control not knowing your body is starting a pregnancy?

It's possible to be pregnant, on birth control, and not know it. If so, you'll just stop the birth control when the pregnancy is discovered.

Are there complications in pregnancy if you learn you are pregnant while taking birth control?

Well a lot of women do not learn they are pregnant till 6 or 7 weeks into their pregnancy. As long as you are not 6 months pregnant and taking birth control I think everything should be fine. Just stop taking it immediately and call your doctor if you are too concerned.

How do you stop using birth control?

Just stop using it, but this may cause pregnancy.

Can you still get pregnant if you stop taking the birth control?

Yes. If you stop taking your birth control you are at higher risk of becoming pregnant than before you started taking it. Especially at a younger age. I was on birth control and quit taking it for a week and now I am four months pregnant.

Can birth control stop pregnancy?

From occurring yes, but it can't remove a pregnancy once it started.

Should you continue your new birth control even though you did not get your period taking the sugar pills?

Yes, continue taking your pills. Many woman stop menstruating while taking birth control pills. If you are questioning the possibility of pregnancy take a HPT (home pregnancy test), if it is negative you can be assured that you are not pregnant and the pill is working as it should.