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I'm just wondering, if you miss your birth control pill couple of times a month how common is it to get pregnant?

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Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 27 years experience
Common: If you occasionally miss a pill just take two pills the next day and get back on track that way. If you find that you do this frequently or that you miss more than one day in a row then you should consider using an alternative form of birth control. The most common reason that a birth control pill fails is when it is not taken regularly.

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Last updated May 27, 2013

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