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Can you get pregnant if you miss two pills?

By Anonymous March 12, 2012 - 2:23pm
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So I missed mylast two pills (Friday and saturday) on week 3. I had unprotectede sex Saturday. It says to double up on my pills but since week 4 is when your on your period it's kind of hard to do that. Also I usually start my period every Wednesday and stop on Sunday. However having sex made me start the next day (Sunday) instead. Can I still get Pregnant?

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When you miss a dose of your birth control pills, to "double up", you should have taken 2 pills on that Saturday to make up for the missed dose on Friday. But, since you missed 2 days, you could not take 4 pills on Sunday.

If I understand you correctly, you did start your period on that Sunday. If so, then, no, you are not pregnant if you have your period.

Having sex did not cause your period to start on Sunday. Missing or not completing your last week of active pills caused you to start your period. It was as if you started the inactive pills earlier.

I hope that I have explained this adequately so that your question is answered and you have a better understanding.


March 12, 2012 - 4:39pm
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March 12, 2012 - 8:28pm
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