In this method of birth control, you avoid sex or use a barrier method on your most fertile days. This reduces your chance of getting pregnant. You鈥檙e most fertile on the daysnear ovulation.
People also ask
When do you ovulate on birth control?
When Do You Ovulate On Birth Control? Ovulation usually occurs on the 14 th day of the average menstrual cycle of 28 days, starting from the first day of the period. For example, if your period started on the 1 st of a month, your ovulation time will be around the 14 th of that month.
Can you get pregnant while on birth control?
Yes, you can get pregnant while on birth control. Here鈥檚 what you need to know, whether you鈥檙e using the pill, an IUD or another method.
How many fertile days do you have in a month?
If you have a regular menstrual cycle, you have about nine or more fertile days each month. If you do not want to get pregnant, you do not have sex on the days you are fertile, or you use a barrier method of birth control on those days.
Can I take birth control if I don鈥檛 ovulate?
If you want to be especially sure that you are not ovulating, you might also try continuous birth control. Continuous birth control is a pill taken consistently with no breaks 鈥?as opposed to the typical 21 days on, 7 days off schedule of taking oral contraceptives.