MYTH 3: BIRTH CONTROL PILLS REDUCE FERTILITY

There is no evidence that going on the pill permanently affect a woman’s fertility. The hormones in birth control pills keep pregnancy away by delaying ovulation. But they only stay in the body for about 24 hours. After that, you’re just back to normal.

MYTH 4: OVULATION HAPPENS ON THE 14TH DAY

The typical menstrual cycle for most women is 28 days, but not every woman’s cycle sticks to this. Some women have cycles that last only 21 days, while others have cycles that last up to 35 days. To work out which day you ovulate, count backwards 14 days from the last day of your cycle. It very well could be day 14, or day 12, or day 20. Or, to be more accurate, you can use an ovulation kit or keep a fertility chart.

MYTH 5: IT’S IMPOSSIBLE TO STOP ‘THE CLOCK’

There’s no way to stop the slow decline of female fertility but modern technology has found a way around this. You can put your eggs in the freezer. Technically, it’s called vitrification. It allows women to flash freeze their eggs when they are young and fertile. Vitrification cannot only be helpful for women who want to push the decision of beginning a family until they’ve established their careers, but also for those who’ve been diagnosed with diseases that are likely to cause problems in the future.

 

Source: Love Matters

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