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Some incorrect ideas about menopause

  • Fiction. You won’t go through menopause until you are over 50 years of age.
  • Fact.  Most women start menopause between 45 and 55, and some as early as 35 to 45.
  • Fiction. You no longer need contraception when you start menopause

Fact. Even if your periods have more or less stopped, you might still ovulate and have a fertile window when you can still fall pregnant. Medical opinion is that only when you have not had a period for over a year, it could be safe not to use contraception.

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