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What is the risk of pregnancy given my circumstances?

By Anonymous October 28, 2010 - 8:09am
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I have been on birth control for about 2 years but lately I have had a lot of trouble taking my pills. I attribute it partly to a schedule due to a change in college courses and partly because I would like to have a baby but I am trying to hold off until I finish my degree in about 2 years. I am currently taking a birth control pill called "Junel" which is generic for "Loestrin" So here is my question. I started taking my current pack on Tuesday October 19th. I missed 3 pills in the end of the first week on Sat through Mon October 23rd-25th. On tuesday the 26th I realized what I had missed but just took the one pill designated for the the 26th. Yesterday, the 27th I took one pill also. My fiance and I do not use protection on and had sexual intercourse on the 25th and 26th. Any ideas on my chances of pregnancy this month? Thanks.

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Anon - There is always a risk of pregnancy with missed birth control pills. You will find information to address your questions in the following article. http://www.empowher.com/pregnancy/content/missing-birth-control-pills-and-concerned-about-pregnancy-q

October 28, 2010 - 6:22pm
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Anonymous (reply to Pat Elliott)

Thanks. :)

October 28, 2010 - 7:09pm
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