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What are my chances of being pregnant?

By July 9, 2015 - 12:00am
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I just started my 2nd pack of Lo Estrin Fe 3 days ago, and I started it one day late. My boyfriend has finished inside of me twice since I started the 2nd pack. I'm worried because I just started birth control last month, and I started my new pack a day late due to the pharmacy being closed. I'm very worried, and by no means ready for a child. Though I do love them, just not yet! I really would appreciate your opinion. Thanks!❤️

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Thank you so much. That gives me some relief! I took two pills Monday to make up for Sunday! However, the first time he finished inside of me was Monday after I had taken the pills. Then the 2nd Wednesday. Knowing this, would you change your answer? The chances are low you would think? I am aware that you are unable to tell me 100% lol. But what would be your educated guess?

July 10, 2015 - 1:15am
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Hi hannahflowerchild,

My educated guess is you were protected and not a high risk for conceiving.


July 10, 2015 - 6:55am

Hello hannahflowerchild,

You are most at risk for conceiving if you go seven consecutive days without taking an active hormone containing birth control pill, and have intercourse without using a condom.

Your chance of being pregnant depend on two factors.

Starting your new pack one day late would put you at six consecutive days without an active pill- five days placebo plus missed first pill.

When you had intercourse is the second factor. If this occurred while you were taking the active pills, you should have been protected. Birth control pills prevent pregnancy mainly by preventing ovulation. Even if this occurred on the first day you missed a pill, I think you should be okay because you would have just finished break through bleeding.

Please consult with your gynecologist, who is more knowledgeable about this than I am.


July 9, 2015 - 6:25am
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