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Bcps Protect Against Pregnancy
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
I lost my second to last active birth control pill. I have one active pill left. Am i still protected against pregnancy for this month?
I recently took aviane birth control pills for 6 days straight and my husbane came inside me am i protected against pregnancy?
If first month no: If you are on Aviane for the first month and were not previously on oral contraceptives the previous cycle, then you have diminished protection against pregnancy. The first month on oral contraceptives, you shouldn't rely on them exclusively for pregnancy protection. Other forms of contraception should be used during the first month of oc use. ...Read more
Just started birth control pills again.Had unprotected sex on last day of my active pills.Am i protected against pregnancy? Is first month effective?
Can i still be protected against pregnancy if i were to mix multi vitamin packs with my birth control pill?
Yes- beneficial : Yes. I recommend that all women on oral contraceptives take vitamins. There is recent evidence that vit c & e may protect against oxidative stress induced by oral contraceptives. B vitamins may also be beneficial- see www.Nutraingredients-usa.Com/research/vitamins-c-e-may-benefit-women-on-oral-contraceptives & http://orthomolecular.Org/resources/omns/v06n20.Shtml. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very irregular periods so I started my birth control pills on the last day of last month, am I protected against pregnancy?
If I don't have ANY side effects and my period is still long and heavy, is my low does birth control pill still protecting me against pregnancy?
Yes: Birth control pills, when taken each day at about the same time, are still working to prevent pregnancy, regardless of whether the withdrawal bleeding is lighter than expected or heavier than expected. However, if heavier periods, one should visit her doctor again to see if there are ways to get lighter periods. ...Read more
How do I skip my placebo week on a tri phasic bcp (Ortho tri cyclen lo)? If I skip the placebos will I still be protected from pregnancy?
I started my birth control pills ortho tricylen lo two days ago when my regular cycle began. How long do I have to wait until I am protected against pregnancy so I can have sex without condoms?
For 2 months, I have been taking 18 month expired birth control pills. Was I fully protected from pregnancy while Taking them?
Possibly not: Although some medication maybe used after the expiration date, oral contraceptives may not be as effective. Get a new prescription. In the interim use an additional back up such as condom. ...Read more
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