Women on the pill have higher estrogen levels

Contrarily, women who have just ceased taking the birth control pill experience a 20% drop in circulating vitamin D levels just at a time when they may be attempting to conceive. [Daily Mail UK Aug 4, 2016; Journal Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism 2016]  Vitamin D is critically needed at the time of conception as it is important for brain development in the fetus. [Medscape 2010]

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