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Missed pills in packs before and after period but still had sex, could i be pregnant?

By November 25, 2011 - 5:09pm
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I am 24 and have been with my partner for nearly 3 years and currently take the Yasmin (ethinylestradiol and drospirenone) contraceptive pill. I missed 1-2 pills in the pack leading up to my last period and had sex without a condom on the 11th and 12th Nov. My last period started 13th Nov and ended 18th Nov when i was meant to start my next pack of pills. I didn’t start taking my pill again until the 20th Nov. My partner and I then had sex without a condom on the 23rd and I then missed pills on the 24th and 25th Nov (today). In the last couple of weeks I have had a cold and been experiencing stomach pains and period like pains in the last few days, while not having much of an appetite. I was wondering what my chances of being pregnant were? We both want children and have been talking about it so it's not a problem if I am but was just wondering whether I could take a test now or wait until my next period is due? Or is it just my body reacting to missed pills?

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Since you had a period on Nov. 13, then you did not conceive during the unprotected sex of Nov. 11 and Nov. 12.

If you had sex on Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 without your partner using a condom, it is possible that you could have conceived. You need to wait. If your period is late by at least one week, you can take a home pregnancy test.

If you and your partner are ready to have a child, it will be easier to finish a pack of birth control pills and then stop taking birth control completely.


November 25, 2011 - 5:52pm
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