how long should it normally take to conceive after using birth control for 6 years?


Unfortunately, the most

Unfortunately, the most common answer in fertility is: it depends. It depends on your age, your health, your weight, any other reproductive health issues, what type of birth control you were on, and your partner's health, weight and sperm count.

If you were on the pill, more than 90% of pill-users become pregnant within a year of coming off the pill. It does take some women longer to become pregnant after stopping the pill. Typically, it takes about three months for full fertility to return. Some women may find that it takes closer to six months for them to become pregnant. Other women become pregnant immediately after going off of the of the pill, especially if they have PCOS.

If you had the injections like Depo-Provera - expect it to take longer. It needs to be repeated every twelve weeks to maintain its effect, but it does not suddenly lose that effect when this time is up. On average, it takes 6 months after the last shot. One study showed that over 80 per cent of women could expect to have conceived by 15 months after the last injection.

 
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