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Missed a week of the pill after i finished the green section. Could i be pregnant?

By January 19, 2015 - 12:26am
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Missed a week of the pill after i finished the green section. When fooling around with my partner sperm got into my vagina. Could i be pregnant?

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Hello Maddie2796,

In your birth control pack, are the pills in the green section, the inactive pills?

Missing seven consecutive doses of the active, hormone containing pills puts you at risk for pregnancy if you have sexual intercourse during this period.

The most important pills not to miss are those just before and after the 7-day break.

Remember the 7-day rule:

It takes about 7 days for the pill hormone to suppress the ovaries and prevent the release of an egg or ovulation. Going seven consecutive days without an active hormone pill stimulates the ovaries, potentially causes ovulation, and increases the risk for pregnancy.

Hope this helps,

January 19, 2015 - 10:17am
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