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30 Sep 2008

ovulation on the pill
hi doc
i read the post about saying that you dont ovulate on the pill and now im a bit cinfused so what is the process then when you are on the pill?that u still get your periods and some people still fall pregnant
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01 Jan 0001

You have your periods because you take the hormone -free pills for one week. This changes the levels of hormones in your body and induces a period. Women fall pregnant usually if they miss a Pill or if it is not absorbed due to vomiting or medications which interfere with it. In these circumstances, a breakthrough ovulation can occur.
Anon in incorrect in saying that you ovulate on the Pill. The mini-pill may allow this, but Minerva is not a progestogen only Pill.

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