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Can You Fall Pregnant On The Pill
Yes, no: No birth control is 100% effective, including the pill. Some medications interfere with oral hormone contraceptives and you may miss a dose, among other reasons. Once you are pregnant, the body prevents you from getting pregnant again by holding off on further ovaluation. However, if two egg cells are released instead of one, you can get pregnant twice with (non-identical) fraternal twins. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
If on the combination pill can you get pregnant while on the sugar pills? Also how long until you get periods on the sugar pills?
Not likely: If you are taking the pills correctly, your chances of getting pregnant are about 3-5% per year. You are no more likely to get pregnant on the sugar pills compared to the non-sugar pills. Most women start the period sometime during the sugar pills. Its also possible to be safely on the pills but not have a period at all. Best wishes! ...Read more
Do you still get your withdrawal bleed while on the pill during the pill-free week if you're pregnant/got pregnant while on the pill?
If you were to fall pregnant on the pill, at the time of your period (placebo pill week), would you still bleed like you normally would?
Pregnant on pill: Usually not because pill hormone doses are low but you can bleed despite being pregnant because the drop in hormones during the pill period week can trigger bleeding for some women. That is why with bleeding on the pill checking a pregnancy test is important. Pregnancy itself can also cause some bleeding sometimes and it can seem like it is pill bleeding. ...Read more
Not very likely: If you are taking your pill as you should, pregnancy is not very likely even though the pills in the last row (week) are fake. This is because the ovulation process doesn't occur until about 9-10 days after your period, in the absence of the pill. Starting your new package of pills on time should prevent ovulation, thus prevent pregnancy. Taking your pills on time is the key. ...Read more
If you find out your pregnant while on the pill. Will you still experience breakthrough bleeding from stopping the pill?
?question: Not quite sure of the question, but you would get your period on birth control pills, as the pills you take when bleeding are placebo pills just so your remember to take a pill daily. If you miss a pill, make sure you take the next day asap. Try not to miss a pill, as compliance with birth control is paramount to their effectiveness! good luck! ...Read more
Can you get pregnant on the days of your sugar pills if you failed to take the pill same exact time everyday? Pills were used for weight gain before.
Probably not: It is possible to still get spotting. ...Read more
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