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    Default Ovulation while one birth control

    Excuse the stupid questions ladies... I have googled this but have not found a simple easy to understand answer...


    Do you still ovulate while on the pill - in particular Levlen ED?

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    Not to my knowledge, it's the sugar pills that causes a drop in hormones to trigger AF (which is a withdrawal bleed not a true AF)

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    No, you don't. The pill suppresses ovulation (in most cases anyway, nothing is 100% effective!)

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    Thanks ladies, i read that some types thicken your uterine wall to prevent an egg from imbedding, while others change your CM. Apparently Levlen is a low dose pill so not 100% what it does. How long before TTC did you stop taking the pill?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Littleladybug View Post
    Thanks ladies, i read that some types thicken your uterine wall to prevent an egg from imbedding, while others change your CM. Apparently Levlen is a low dose pill so not 100% what it does. How long before TTC did you stop taking the pill?
    Some will do those things in addition to stopping ovulation.

    I stopped the pill a month before ttc, just long enough to get my first natural period and went from there. Second time around my period never returned and ended up on fertility meds!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bond Girl View Post
    Some will do those things in addition to stopping ovulation.

    I stopped the pill a month before ttc, just long enough to get my first natural period and went from there. Second time around my period never returned and ended up on fertility meds!
    Thanks Bond Girl. 👍

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    If the pill stops you from ovulating then why do i still get PMS?

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    The PMS symptoms are from the hormone changes when you stop the active pills and go to sugar pills

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    Thanks @bel2466

    PMS is happening when I'm still on active tablets though.....

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    Are all your active pills the same colour or are there say 3 diff types of a week each?


 

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