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A 20-year-old member asked:

Could i have gotten pregnant from having unprotected sex one day and then forgetting to take the next 3 birth control pills in the pack?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Absolutely : If you miss your next period, you should do a home pregnancy test. If your intention is not to get pregnant, you have to stick with birth control pills religiously, or use a different form of birth control altogether. It does not work well if you are skipping pills. Good luck.

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Last updated Jan 27, 2016

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