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what happens if i skip a birth control pill?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Oral contraceptive.: Missing one pill in a month will not significantly impact effectiveness - but if you miss more than that - it will progressively reduce effectiveness.
Answered on May 10, 2015

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