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Can you get pregnant if you've missed birth control pills a couple times?

By Anonymous September 12, 2012 - 9:06pm
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So I've been taking birth control contraceptives (ORTHO-CEPT) but have missed the pills a couple days or so (not consecutively) but take the missed pill the next day. I haven't had sex for about 3.5 months but had unprotected sex yesterday, my boyfriend didn't pull out fast enough and came in me a bit. I'm debating on whether or not I should take the PLAN B pill. Also what are my chances of getting pregnant?

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As what I read in the box of any contraceptive pill, if you consecutively missed taking it, and you had sex, chances of getting pregnant are relatively high. I agree that you immediately see your OB-Gyne for some precautionary measures.


September 17, 2012 - 12:30am
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Hi Anon,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  Anytime you have unprotected sex, your chances for pregnancy are higher.  You need to ask your doctor if you can take Plan B pill.  

Here are some resources for you,

Sexual Health 101



September 13, 2012 - 4:31am
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