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Can all birth control pills prevent pregnancy?

Yes: All birth control pills prevent pregnancy. They are an effective form of birth control as long as you take the pills each day. They can also help your periods to be lighter and less painful, and can decrease acne. ...Read more

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Home Birth (Definition)

A home birth is the delivery of a child at home rather than in a hospital or other medical facility. Home births are associated with a somewhat higher rate of birth complications than delivery in the hospital or ...Read more


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What % pregnancy protection with birth control pill use?

What % pregnancy protection with birth control pill use?

Approaches 99%: With typical use, birth control pill efficacy rates is about 92%. With perfect use, efficacy rate is over 99%. Nothing is 100% except abstinence. Remember to take your pill daily around the same time of day to achieve optimal results. ...Read more

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Will missing one birth control pill stop pregnancy prevention?

Will missing one birth control pill stop pregnancy prevention?

Might: Birth control pills generally work by keeping a constant level of hormone in the system to convince the body it is pregnant, and not ovulate. Skipping or missing an active hormone pill (not the dummy pills) could allow the hormone level to drop enough to allow ovulation. It probably doesn't happen often, but could. Using additional birth control would be a good idea. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills affect pregnancy?

Can birth control pills affect pregnancy?

If you are already: Pregnant , you should stop the oral contraceptive but it will not terminate an on-going pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills make a woman less fertile?

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Can birth control pills make a woman less fertile?

No: It will make you less fertile only while you are taking them! ...Read more

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Docs, when taking birth control pills can pregnancy occur?

Yes: No method of birth control is 100% effective. When taken properly birth control pills are quite effective but there are always failures.. ...Read more

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Can women still get pregnant while taking birth control?

Can women still get pregnant while taking birth control?

Yes , You Can : Even with perfect use of contraceptives there will be a failure rate of 1% or so in most of the series but still better than other measures. ...Read more

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When taking birth control pills can pregnancy occur at all?

When taking birth control pills can pregnancy occur at all?

>5% risk.: Practical issues limit the efficacy of oral contraceptives to <95%, so be prepared for surprises. Iuds are a much safer option for most mutually monogamous couples, cost much less and are promptly removed when a pregnancy is desired without consequences. Remember that no contraceptive prevents all sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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Who are the 1% of people on birth control pills that become pregnant? Missed pills, medicines failure?..Etc?

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Who are the 1% of people on birth control pills that become pregnant? Missed pills, medicines failure?..Etc?

Missed pills: You're exactly correct! there's theoretical effectiveness vs real life. Former assumes taking medications exactly as directed while latter is well, subject to human failure. If you read this website, you'll find many questions on what to do b/c someone forgot to take her pills. That's why tubal ligation, shots & iuds have a higher real life effectiveness, closer to theoretical. ...Read more

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Missed 3 days of birth control. Pregnant?

Missed 3 days of birth control. Pregnant?

Can happen: BC pills work by fooling your body/preventing egg release.If the level of hormone (pill) drops after several missed days your body could release an egg.If released and you have unprotected sex, you might get pregnant. ...Read more

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How often do you hear of women getting pregnant on tri-sprintec birth contorl pills?

How often do you hear of women getting pregnant on tri-sprintec birth contorl pills?

In general: ...The failure rate of all modern oral contraceptives is pretty similar; if taken perfectly it's near 2%. Allowing for errors and less-than perfect compliance it's closer to 5-10%. I have not heard personally of failure on that pill, but assume the risk is the same as other pills. ...Read more

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Do the majority of women take birth control pills?

Do the majority of women take birth control pills?

Yes: Worldwide ocp's (the pill) have remained most popular, but with so many excellent alternatives, that may be changing. A generic pill is probably most cost effective. The "pill" when considering pregnancy as a risk, has continued to remain one of the safest options avail. ...Read more

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Hi, can woman with Takayasu take birth control pill?

Hi, can woman with Takayasu take birth control pill?

Safer options: Since Takayasu arteritis causes inflammation, thickening, narrowing, and scarring of blood vessels and can decrease blood flow to major organs, estrogen's increase in clotting factors and blood clots make it inadvisible. There are progestin only pills and other methods of contraception that are safer. your options with your doctor. Best wishes.Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What's the youngest age for using birth control pills?

What's the youngest age for using birth control pills?

Onset of menses: The short answer is that once a female is menstruating she is capable of conceiving. Now, whether or not a young teenage girl should be on birth control is obviously a whole other discussion. ...Read more

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Chance of pregnancy when using both male condoms and birth control pills correctly?

Contraception: Something slightly less than 100%. Most modern contraceptive manufacturers will quote a 98% effectiveness. If you use multiple methods you will increase this a a bit, but you will never attain 100%. The ONLY 100% effective method id abstinence. ...Read more

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