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Livermore, CA
A 29-year-old female asked:

If i'm on birth control and have sex on my ovulation day, could i get pregnant?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: If you have been on BC long enough for your body to respond (weeks) there should not be a problem if you use it correctly. BCPills work by convincing your body you are already pregnant(the hormones), so eggs are not released (saving them for later).If you skip a pill or just started, the body might re;ease an egg and you might be at risk.Otherwise it is quite effective.

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Last updated Apr 17, 2016

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