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can i be pregnant if...?

By Anonymous November 26, 2011 - 9:20am
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i missed a week or more of birth control at the beginning of the pack and ive started taking pills again for a week now, i had unprotected sex for a minute and we stopped because he wasnt sure if he had or was going to ejaculate?

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Hi Anon,

Whenever you take a break from your pills, they should be taken for 2 weeks straight to be considered 99% effective. This is why when you first start a pack it is advised to use a backup method during the first two weeks. 

Your chances are slim if you stopped after 1 minute, however, the possibility is still there. Continue taking your pills as prescribed and wait until your withdrawal bleeding starts. If you completely miss your period, then test for pregnancy.



November 26, 2011 - 1:33pm
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