Living Well

Birth control, pregnancy & the "grace period" in between

Eugenio Labadie, MD & Lillian Funke, CNM

Is there such thing as a grace period between stopping birth control and getting pregnant? 

If you’re considering pregnancy, you may be wondering when is the ideal time to stop using birth control. If you aren’t trying to get pregnant and you stop taking birth control, you may be wondering what your chances of getting pregnant are. No matter your question, we’ve got the answers.

Our women’s health experts Dr. Eugenio Labadie and Certified Nurse Midwife, Lillian Funke address common questions about the so called “grace period” between stopping birth control and pregnancy.

Do you have questions about fertility? Our Women’s Health providers are ready to answer any question you have about pregnancy, birth control or baby planning. Choose an experienced team that can help you every step of the way, from prenatal care to childbirth to post-delivery care. Call 504.349.6945 to book your appointment.