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Why should I take prenatal vitamins before pregnancy?

Prenatal vitamins contain important nutrients you may not get enough of in your diet, such as folic acid, vitamin B6, and zinc. Zinc may also improve fertility. Prenatal vitamins should be taken in place of your normal daily vitamin supplements.

Does taking birth control affect my fertility?

Birth control pills do not affect your fertility. Within 1 to 2 months of stopping pills, A woman’s menstrual cycle returns to what is considered normal within 1-2 months of stopping your birth control.

How do I know if I’m ovulating?

If you have a regular and predictable cycle, then you are ovulating. Ovulation typically occurs between day 11 through day 21 of a woman’s cycle. Once ovulation occurs, and the egg is released, you may feel the effects of progesterone (a hormone in your body...