Do birth control pills affect your fertility and make it difficult to get pregnant once you stop using it?
Do birth control pills affect your fertility and make it difficult to get pregnant once you stop using it? (Photo: iStock)
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No, Birth Control Pills Don’t Affect Your Long-Term Fertility

Ladies, our baby-making potential is much talked about. Whether you want to have a baby or not, society places the responsibility of procreation squarely on your shoulders. Want to reproduce? Take care of your fertility. Want to prevent it? Take birth control pills.

So, does one affect the other? Do birth control pills affect your fertility and make it difficult to get pregnant once you stop using it? It’s become an oft-asked question and opinions are divided on it. Especially now, when birth control pills aren’t only used as contraception. Doctors widely prescribe it to young women for various problems, including menstrual ones.

Let’s look at what the facts say.

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