Do Birth Control Pills Stop Growth?

Will the birth control pill have any negative effects on my daughter’s growth?

No, the birth control pill will not affect or hinder your daughter’s growth if she has already started her period.

By the time she has her first period, she is already at 95% of her final height.

How long does it take birth control to regulate hormones?

The pill prevents your body from making hormones involved in ovulation and menstruation. When you stop taking the pill, it can take some time for your body to return to normal production of these hormones. Your period typically resumes within three months after you stop taking the pill.

What to expect when you get off birth control?

Some possible side effects you might experience include; slight bleeding/spotting, cramps, or irregular periods for a few months. After a few months, these symptoms should go away on their own. It’s important to remember that once you stop taking birth control, you can get pregnant.

Does birth control change your body shape?

How the pill changes your body shape. Many women believe that the pill can cause weight gain. Research hasn’t found this – but it has found that it can change body shape (and fat storage) in other surprising ways.