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If you are no longer having periods could you still be ovulating?

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2015-07-16 19:24:24
2015-07-16 19:24:24

You are probably not ovulating if you haven't had a period. But you ovulate before you have your period so you could start at anytime. If you second child is still really young or you are breast feeding, this could be the reason you haven't had a period yet. If your child is a few months old and you aren't breast feeding, talk to your doctor. They may be able to help you begin to ovulate and have periods. Not having a period isn't normally healthy. If you don't want anymore kids, don't use not having a period as birth control. It may not work.

When you say 'no longer' perhaps you are menopausal.

As hormones fluctuate so much around this time as a 'rule of thumb' if you are under 50 use contraception for 2 years after your last period, if you are 50 and over use contraception for one year after your last period.

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