Should you stop taking birth control pills if you think you are pregnant?
Before you stop taking birth control, get confirmation that you are pregnant! You will show up as pregnant regardless of the pill's presence and it won't hurt the baby. If your home pregnancy test shows up as not pregnant and you seriously think you are, go to your doctor's office and have them do another test.
No, you should not be pregnant when taking birth control. Birth control is meant to lower the risk of pregnancy.
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.
take a birth control test immediately and if it is positive then stop taking them and see your doctor to make sure you are pregnant
If you're pregnant, you should stop taking the birth control pill, as it is of no use.
yes absolutely. you should be taking the birth control for at least a week or two for it to be fully effective.
I have heard that while taking antibiotics on birth control, if can weaken the effectiveness of your birth control, causing you to become pregnant. If you have worries, you should take a pregnancy test, or consult your doctor. Hope this helps.
It may take awhile for the hormones of the birth control to wear off after you stop taking it. Once the effects wear off then you should be able to get pregnant as you would normally.
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.
If you stopped taking you birth control before the pack was done how long until you get a regular period?
I have been on birth control for 7yrs, and i stopped taking it the end of September. But when i stopped taking it i didn't finish the pack. I am trying to get pregnant. I am concerned that i cant get pregnant and that i should have finished the pack first. I am concerned that i might not be able to get pregnant because i took birth control for 7yrs.
No, birth control is intended to prevent pregnancy. You can become pregnant while on birth control, as no method is 100% effective, but it isn't the birth control that makes you pregnant.
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… Read More
Taking the birth control pill lowers the risk of pregnancy. Not taking the birth control pill does not lower the risk of pregnancy. You are more likely to get pregnant when you are not taking the birth control pill.
If you're pregnant, then you won't get your period
right away the sooner the better.
No you discontinue taking birth control pills when you become pregnant. Birth control is a method used to prevent pregnancy. You are already pregnant so birth control has no use. Also, it may possibly cause bad side effects to continue taking birth control pills while you are pregnant.
yes you can anytime you stop taking your birth control you are increasing your chances to get pregnant. And also to you can get pregnant while on birth control sometimes
If you're pregnant there is always still a possibility that you can have your period. Regardless, You should not be on birth control while pregnant unless instructed to do so by your doctor. Taking Birth control pills while pregnant can lead to birth defects or death. If you think you're pregnant, consult your Doctor about pregnancy and your birth control.
Yes. You can get pregnant WHILE you are on birth control.
No, there is no increased rate of miscarriage for women who are pregnant while taking birth control or who get pregnant after stopping birth control.
Antibiotics reduce the effectiveness of birth control. You should use a backup method like condoms.
There is no evidence to support that claim. It sometimes happens that woman is pregnant and keeps taking birth control ills because she doesn't know that she is pregnant. But if a woman find's out that she is pregnant she should stop taking the pills. It depends on the type of pill. If you take Trivora, yes. If you take a different kind, no.
If you are taking birth control and become pregnant and don't know that you are will it harm the fetus?
taking birth control if you may be or are pregnant can and will harm the baby. A friend of mine was pregnant and took a pack of birth control pills to terminate the pregnancy, and it worked. so the answer is yes.
It is very unlikely you will conceive while taking a birth control pill. If you wish to become pregnant, you should stop taking the birth control and wait for one or two of your cycles to arrive with regularity.
Yes, but if you have been taking the pill like prescribed, you probably aren't pregnant. make sure you are pregnant before stopping the pill otherwise you will be pregnant pdq
If you are taking birth control pills and become pregnant continue to take the pills can it harm the baby?
If you ARE pregnant- you have no need to take birth control, you cannot get 'more pregnant' by not taking them or anything like that. Stop taking the birth control pills and start taking prenatal vitamins. Studies are linking birth control pills to being harmful to your baby- but even if they are not harmful- why continue to take them if you are already pregnant? Again, you cannot get pregnant with multiple babies at once… Read More
No method of birth control is 100% effective.
If you are using your birth control as directed, there should be a very small chance of getting pregnant. I'm not sure if the length of time you've been on birth control matters, but if you are inconsistent when it comes to taking/using it, the likelihood of getting pregnant increases at least a little. It really depends on your form of 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.
It sounds like normal birth control. Technically it could take up to a month for your birth control to be in full effect. But this could be different based on they types of birth control you take, This information should be located within the packaging of your birth control. It is a hormone therapy. If you are concerned about becoming pregnant while starting your birth control you should use another form of contraception (condoms). Or… Read More
You can't predict the time of ovulation if you're on hormonal birth control. If you want to get pregnant, stop taking birth control.
In most cases, no it doesn't. But, to ensure that you don't get pregnant; you should discuss this with your primary healthcare provider because it can depend on the type of birth-control that you are taking.
no it will only makes sure you dont get pregnant if you are pregnant and start taking birth control its doing nothing
There's no benefit from taking birth control when you're 21 weeks pregnant.
The only way to start becoming pregnant is if you stop taking birth control.Birth control may regulate your period, but it will also prevent you from becoming pregnant. If you are trying to become pregnant, you should go to your physician for guidance on how to do so.
Can you get pregnant on xanax? Absolutely. There are no birth control properties in xanax. Should you take xanax if you become pregnant? No, unless your doctor says you should. Even then, I wouldn't. From a nursing perspective.
Does taking prednisone as well as penicillin while on birth control increase your risk of becoming pregnant?
I don't know about Prednisone, but antibiotics lowers the effectiveness of birth control pills. It is much easier to get pregnant on the pill if you are taking antibioitics. You need to use a back up method for sex while taking antibiotics. I'm not sure about Prednisone, but you should talk to your doctor and find out what effect it has on birth control.
birth control increases your chances of not getting pregnant
Nothing, Taking birth control is her choice
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.
You should not be pregnant when you start taking the pills as you start taking them within a week of the start of your period and if you have a period you are 99.5% sure you are not pregnant. However if you are pregnant the pills will have no effect.
If you're taking birth control pills you simply wait for your planned period to come. If your period doesn't come, you should go to the doctor or take a home pregnancy test. If you're taking any other birth control methods, such as the depo provera shot, I encourage you to see your doctor if you think you might be pregnant.
Yes. You should be using condoms or an effective birth control method if you do not wish to become pregnant.
The bleeding is the withdrawal bleed and is normal. This occurs when you stop taking birth control for over a few days. You can become pregnant.
These answers regarding Birth Control are wrong and misinformed. You CAN get pregnant while taking birth control pills as they are only 99% effective. There is also no medical proof that continuing to take the pill while pregnant (unknowingly of course) will harm the foetus.
Hi, Your question is: What is the risk of taking birth control if you may be pregnant? There are several risks associated with taking birth control during pregnancy. These risks are: * Miscarriage * Stillbirth * Embryo development * Damage physically/mentally to the developing child. If you suspect you may be pregnant then stop taking birth control and consult with your Doctor who will perform a urine or blood pregnancy test to determine if you're… Read More
You can get pregnant
If you want to delay your menstral cycle, you should get pregnant.
no because after menopause, a women can't get pregnant anymore or have periods.
No, there's no way to tell whether a woman was taking birth control when she got pregnant (unless she is pregnant with the implant or IUD).
Topiramate may cause birth defects. Use effective birth control while taking topiramate. Patients who become pregnant while taking topiramate should contact their physician immediately.