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A 19-year-old female asked:

On birth control, took first pill of new pack 2 hours late, had unprotected sex a week after period started, a week before ovulation, likelihood of pregnancy? i dont want to be pregnant im just scared.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Birth control pills: One does not ovulate on birth control pills. They work by preventing ovulation. Being two hours late on a pill does not make any difference as far as the effectiveness of the pill.
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