United Arab Emirates
A 26-year-old female asked:
I missed a birth control pill dose, am i still safe this month ? and when do i start new pack immediately after this or wait for my periods then start
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Dr. Helena Bentleyanswered
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Missed birth control: Many women have claimed to conceived after missing 1 pill. Continue your remaining pills appropriately but add an additional form of contraception with them for a few days. Remember, the pill does not protect against STD's, so condoms would be a good addition if you are not using them already. Some docs recommend doubling up the next day, but still use a barrier (condom).
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Last updated Jan 31, 2015
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