Unfortunately, many women in today’s society are completely clueless when it comes to menopause, and some may not even have heard the term perimenopause. But the truth is that perimenopause is the part of the process that women experience the most changes and symptoms. Here are some myths about perimenopause that you need to know.
Myth: You can no longer get pregnant.
Although your estrogen levels are continuously decreasing during perimenopause, your body is still producing enough hormones to allow you to become pregnant. If you are still otherwise able to conceive, you will be able to get pregnant all the way up to actual menopause. Some women believe they are in perimenopause when they are actually pregnant and vice versa.(more…)