Findlay, OH
A 18-year-old female asked:

I just started birth control pills and about mid cycle i experienced bleeding. a day later i had protected sex with a condom. could i get pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Not likely: Atlhough the oral contraceptives may not be providing protection yet, a properly used condom is. However, condoms are not 100% effective. So never say never.
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