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I forgot to take my birth control one day, could I be pregnant?

By Anonymous February 5, 2015 - 9:28am
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I'm on my first pack of pills this month and I forgot to take my pill yesterday (I usually take my pill at 9pm). Soon as I thought of it I took it this morning . I know sperm can live inside you for up to 10 day and me and my boyfriend had unprotected sex the Saturday before I started my pills this month. I'm just wondering if it was very possible for me to get pregnant?

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Hello Anonymous,

You did the right thing by taking the missed dose of birth control pills as soon as you realized that you forgot to take it.

Sperm can live for up to five days inside a woman's body. If you have unprotected sex even a few days before ovulation , there is a chance of achieving a pregnancy.

When did you take the first pill?


February 5, 2015 - 9:45am
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