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Can I Get Pregnant During The Inactive Pills
Can you get pregnant on your "inactive" week of birth control pills? I do not understand how you are protected during that week still.
Biology: That is the week your uterus is sloughing off its inner lining since no pregnancy occurred during ovulation 2 weeks earlier. No fertilized egg, no uterine lining = no pregnancy. You cannot become pregnant during menses. The fourth week of pills is to maintain consistency of dosing so you don't forget to take one when it counts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My period started aug3 during the inactive pill. Yesterday I had sex, can i get pregnant coz I started the take 2 active pills 1hr ago before contact?
Depends on why: It depends on why you started the bleeding. If it was because you had missed pills them there is some risk. If this is your first package or if you have an infection there is less risk. Taking 2 pills shortly before sex will not protect you but can help you get back on track if you missed one. If you miss pills, you should also use condoms for the rest of that package. ...Read more
If I get pregnant during birthcontrol pills because I missed a few, and I keep taking them will it abort the pregnancy? Or just not let it happen?
BIRTH CONTROL: You need to not let that happen! If you are sure you are pregnant see a doctor ASAP and stop taking the pills. IF you are not pregnant then there are more options than pill,talk to your doctor you can receive a shot or other forms which lasts longer and easier to remember than a pill. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just restarted taking birth control pills an had sex the 2-4 days of the first week, could i get pregnant during this time?
I am in my second month on the pill. I got my period early both months. Can I get pregnant during placebo week (no period) and will this regulate?
Be persistent. : New start ocp users can experience irregular cycles, cramping, bloating, headaches, and nausea until ovulation is suppressed & then you'll notice just the opposite. Shorter cycles, more regular menses, none of the hormonal change side effects, & even improved skin. Until this, birth control is effective and continue your daily pill regardless of your menstrual irregularity. Take care. ...Read more
Does your period during the inactive pills of birth control indicate that you're not pregnant? Real period (a heavy flow) not spotting
Are you sure?: Some birth control pill have 21 active pills and 7 blanks. If you miss 1 or more pills during the 7 blank days, nothing will happen because these pills contain inactive ingredients only. But you must be sure it was not an active one. If it was, you have a slightly greater risk than otherwise. Do be more careful but you're probably okay. Best! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you took the pill: Pills correctly , you should not be getting pregnant, so the answer is no if u took them correctly, if u miss your period then u need to check a preg test but as u know with the new lower dose pills u may not even get a period whioch is normal as long as u know u are not preg. ...Read more
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