Reviewed by Varnada Karriem-Norwood on June 21, 2012

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Laura Corio, MD. Ob-Gyn, NYU Medical Center

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Narrator: Can I become pregnant while I'm going through menopause?

Laura Corio, MD: Once a woman has gone a full year without a period, she is now considered menopausal and she is considered that she does not need birth control any more. But don't do it beforehand, because there is that perimenopausal woman who can still get pregnant.