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Forum Name: Fertility

Question: Birth control after pregnancy

 imurva - Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:27 am

My wife had a baby six weeks ago. Due to religious reasons we abstained from sex that entire time. Now she has just begun taking birth control in the form of Errin. How long does she have to be on the pill for it to be an effective Birth-control method? Thanks
 Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:49 pm

User avatar Once she has started the birth control pills, taken as directed, it is effective from the beginning so you should be safe.

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