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What are my chances of becoming pregnant

By Anonymous June 13, 2016 - 4:02pm
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My boyfriend and I haven't really had sex since May 19th. I've been consistent with my birth control in June with the exception of consuming 2 pills in week 2 (I forgot one day so I took 2 the next) and the same situation happened early within week 3. My boyfriend and I had unprotected sex the 11th which would be my last active pill. I wouldn't say it was really sex since he only entered around 5 times and did not ejaculate inside me because I was freaking out over me being late twice this month with my pills. What I noticed the day after this encounter was spotting (this would be my placebo week). I don't know if this could be from penetration (I haven't been with my boyfriend since the 19th) or if it's something else. Now I'm concerned if my chances of pregnancy is higher now due to me being late and if I can get pregnant from this encounter. I decided to skip my placebo week and start a new pack, was this a good idea? I didn't notice any brown discharge today but when I used a cotton swab to check inside, I had a bit of the brown discharge still. Keep in mind I also have been consistent for the past 3 months I've been on the pill and this is the only month I've messed up. Please respond when anyone can!!

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Hi Anon!

Thanks for your post!

Since you made-up both pills correctly, there was no additional risk for pregnancy. There was no need to skip your placebo pills. Skipping the pills aren't going to stop a pregnancy already there anyway.

A pregnancy test can ease your mind but there should be no risk of pregnancy.


June 14, 2016 - 5:31am
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