I have stopped taking sprintec for 3 months because me and my husband have been trying to have a baby. How long does it take to get pregnant after I've stopped taking the pill? And is there anything I can do to help get pregnant?
You can be sure you take a good multivit with folic acid. It will help you to have the appropriate nutrition. It can take up to a year after you stop birth control to get pregnant. Of course it can take that and more any time. Its not as easy to get pregnant as people think. It took me 2 yrs the second time and that was before I'd ever taken any birth control.
80% of women get pregnant in the first year of trying and more than 90% are pregnant in 18 months. There is really no way to say. Some women get pregnant right away and some women dont. It is all about timing really. Most women are only fertile 3 or 4 days per month when they ovulate and this can be difficult to determine. Most women must chart for years to have any sort of accuracy. Some women ovulate more than once a month. You can try an ovulation predictor or try googling the calendar method which is better for trying to get pregnant that trying to avoid pregnancy because failure rates are high in women trying to avoid pregnancy but it can be useful in plotting your fertile days for trying to get pregnant. A site called the Rx List has a wonderful article regarding the calendar method. DDC doesnt allow links so I cant send you one but you can look for it on the site. It is actually under the section "conditions" so click on that section then click on the letter "P" for pregnancy and the article is called Pregnancy:Trying to Conceive. It explains the process quite well. Best of Luck!
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