A member asked:

What is the likelihood of getting pregnant if you regularly take birth control pills, but have intercourse the week of your period?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias answered

Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

7% per year.: Ocps are not perfect, even if you take them as prescribed; 7% of women on birth control pills will get pregnant annually with sexual activity. Take Folic Acid 1 mg daily.

Answered 3/11/2015



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