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Trying for a baby. Came off contraceptives. Why no pregnancy?

Hi , me and my boyfriend have been trying for a baby since June 2012 now and nothing has happened. I was using the contraceptive pill and came off of the the month before in may. I was on it for around 5 years and I no it can have some effect , but were both getting really worrid and each month when it doesn't happen, we are so upset?! Please help
Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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thanks for using health care magic.
It is not uncommon to have delayed return of fertility in women
who have been on hormonal contraceptives. The return of fertility
usually takes an average of 6months but some women have have
been reported have their fertility delayed to up to 18 months.
Whether the fertility returns soon or later or how long it takes really
cannot be predicted by known factors. What is certain is that the
fertility would return unless there is some additional problem.
Given the duration of time for which you have been expecting
( over ten months), it is necessary to meet a fertility doctor or a
gynecologist for evaluation and to rule out the possibility of other
Best regards and hope this helps you.
Dr Achuo
Answered: Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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