Facebook Pixel

i missed 2 pills in week 1 one on fri and 1 on sun and i also missed 2 pills 2 days in a row in week 2 can i still get pregnant

By September 4, 2010 - 1:55pm
Rate This

Add a Comment1 Comments

Yes, of course you can get pregnant when you miss pills, and I say it in this way because you have missed four pills within just two weeks. That is quite a lot of missed pills, and if you are also choosing to have unprotected sex, this is the way to get pregnant.

Please know: women miss taking a pill occasionally. That is expected. Missing one pill, then taking it as soon as you remember does not decrease the effectiveness of the pill. Missing two or more pills DOES decrease the effectiveness of the pill. If this happens, then it is an easy choice: use protection (condom) for the next 7 days to have protected sex and keep your chances of pregnancy low.

You may need to find a better form of birth control that will be more effective. There are many options available to women that are great: you only need to remember once/week, once/month or even just once every three months! Let us know if you would like to learn more about these options, and in the meantime, be sure to use condoms!

September 5, 2010 - 6:12pm
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy
Add a Comment

All user-generated information on this site is the opinion of its author only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. Members and guests are responsible for their own posts and the potential consequences of those posts detailed in our Terms of Service.


Can't Find Something?

Guide Blogger

Have a question? We're here to help. Ask the Community.

ASK Moderation Guidelines

Health Newsletter

Receive the latest and greatest in women's health and wellness from EmpowHER - for free!