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Yaz, also known as Yasmin, is a birth control pill that contains both estrogen and progestin. Many women choose Yaz as their birth control method of choice, but also many women worry about the long term effects of the drug, and wonder if using Yaz for birth control will affect their future fertility. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here
If you look online at forums and message boards, you will find many women who are having trouble getting pregnant and who claim that Yaz is the reason for their infertility. Many women believe that it is the drug drospirenone in the pills that is causing fertility issues after going off the drug.
The FDA has not issued any statement regarding this, so these are only rumors at this time. Doctors say that after women go off of their birth control pill, the hormones from the pill are flushed from their body within a few short days, and there should be no reason to worry about getting pregnant. Unlike the case with more long-term forms of birth control like the Depo-Provera injection or Nexplanon implant, in which women do have reported difficulties getting pregnant post-removal due to ovulatory issues.
Many women are fertile right after stopping their birth control pill, which explains why some women get pregnant after only forgetting to take their pill for a couple of days. Birth control pills are a great option for women who may decide they want to get pregnant later on, because fertility returns to normal quite quickly afterwards. If you have taken Yaz and are now having trouble getting pregnant, talk to your doctor and see what could be causing your issues.