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Hi,

I read the method tried by numerous users (details here) with success to slowly wean themselves off the pill and avoid the break outs that came with stopping cold turkey. Essentially, they took 3/4s of the pill for a while, then half etc. etc.

I was wondering if anyone has tried this method to transition themselves ONTO bcp's.

I've tried numerous times and with many types of pills to go onto birth control pills, but I always end up quitting them within the first 3-4 months because I just can't handle the break-outs and other side effects.

I am wondering if I could try the next time by slowly adjusting my body to them...starting off by taking a quarter of a pill daily for a month or 2, then half a pill for 2 months, then 3/4s, and then finally the whole thing. Something along those lines.

I understand it would take months before I were on the full dose, but I'd much prefer that than having to deal with sudden assault of hormones and the acne that comes with them. I'd of course have to use a secondary method of birth control, and realize that spotting is likely.

Please share your thoughts and/or experiences on trying this.

Thanks,

Julia

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