I would like to begin using the SDM method for birth control I am currently on the pill so my question is how long should I wait after getting off the pill before I start using the SDM method?

The Standard Days Method is a

The Standard Days Method is a newer method natural family planning developed at Georgetown University through scientific analysis of the fertile time in the woman’s menstrual cycle.

In order to use the Standard Days Method, your cycles have to be fairly regular – 26-32 days from the first day of your period to the first day of your next period.

After you stop using the Pill, it may take several months for your periods to return to normal, especially if you have been using the Pill for a long time. It will probably be about two months until your periods are regular again, but this will vary from woman to woman.

Learn more about SDM at http://www.contracept.org/calendar.php

Best of luck,
Dr. Williams

Monnica Williams, Ph.D.
Sex Education Advisor. www.MonnicaWilliams.com.

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