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no because after menopause, a women can't get pregnant anymore or have periods.

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Q: Should you continue taking birth control pills after you start menopause?
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How does menopause happen while taking the birth control pill?

It won't, BCP have hormones that are normally present in women before menopause. Once you stop taking them your body will naturally go into menopause if you no longer have the hormones present to support ovulation and menstruation.

Would a woman with a hysterectomy take birth control?

She may be taking hormones to prevent premature menopause.

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.

Can birth control cause heavy menstrual bleeding Should I continue taking my birth control?

Birth control pills should stop your menstrual bleeding. I would suggest you stop the pills and talk to your doctor

What if you had your period early but your pill is not finish it is ok to continue to take or you stop even the 28 days is not finish?

You should continue taking the birth control pill as scheduled regardless of bleeding.

Should you take your sugar pills if you have your period while still on your active pills?

No, you should continue taking the birth control pill as scheduled, regardless of any bleeding.

Should you even bother taking birth control pills while on antibiotics?

Yes. Not all antibiotics affect birth control. In fact, some even increase the effectiveness. Plus, your body needs a constant dose of hormones at all times for your birth control to continue working after you're off your antibiotics. Continue taking them, but research whether the antibiotics you're taking affect your pill.

If you miss your period while on birth control should you wait to start your next cycle until you are sure you are not pregnant or should you continue to take the birth control?

Many women have no period on the BCP. Do not stop taking it as directed.

Will taking the pill delay menopause?


What should you do when you found out your mom is taking birth control?

Nothing, Taking birth control is her choice

Should you continue taking birth control as normal if you get your period while still taking the active pills and finish your period before you take the sugar pills?

Yes continue taking your pills as normal. If this happens again perform a pregnancy test and see your DR about changing your BC pills.

What age should you stop taking birth control pills?

There's no definitive age for the Menopause, you are at risk of pregnancy, for as long as you're still Ovulating. Your Doctor or Gynaecologist, will be able to give you the most appropriate advice.

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