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Am I ovulating again if I am off birth control pills and I am having my period regularly?

The general consensus is that if you are menstruating regularly, you are presumably ovulating. But this is not absolutely conclusive. Subtle abnormalities can and do occur within cycles. Over-the-counter testing with ovulation predictor kits can be used to verify that the luteinizing hormone, LH has surged, signalling that ovulation has occurred.

It is a safe bet to wait anywhere from 3-6 months after stopping your birth control pills to consider becoming pregnant. This gives your body a chance to normalise your cycles and begin to ovulate on a regular basis.

If you are in doubt, consult a doctor. Look for one that specialises in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.
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The best timing for pregnancy testing is once you miss your period.
Ectopic pregnancies are fertilized eggs which implant themselves outside of the uterus. They must be terminated and can indicate future fertility issues.
Ovulation is the period during which you can conceive. Tracking ovulation can be tricky, but you can increase your chances of conceiving through math, prediction kits, or simple scientific observation.
Implantation bleeding is not a common experience, but some women do report small amounts of blood with or without cramping roughly a week or less before their anticipated period.
Pregnancy tests are only as good as the execution. Read all instructions to avoid getting inaccurate results on a home pregnancy test.
The best over the counter kits measure luteinizing hormone (LH).
There are many things that you can do to increase your chances of getting pregnant.
How STD’s can affect your pregnancy, your baby and how you should deal with them during pregnancy.
Taking care of your body before and during pregnancy
Ovulation occurs just about two weeks after the first day of your period.

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