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What are the chances of getting pregnant the first month you stop taking birth control pills?

Good! When you stop taking "the pill" your body will resume its own natural cycle, so your chances of getting pregnant are based more on your bodies' normal cycling than any residual effect from being on the pill. Read more...

My gf and I had an unprotected sex for 3 consecutive weeks, she told me to ejaculate inside her. This week supposed to be her perioid. Can she still prevent pregnancy by taking birth control pills?

Too late. Her advice is exactly how to get pregnant. At this point, she either didn't conceive, in which case you will know when her period comes, or she did conceive, in which case taking bcps won't prevent the pregnancy. Starting the pill at this point will only complicate issues. She will be able to tell she is pregnant by waiting until a week after her missed period, and then a urine preg test will be +. Read more...

What is the probability of getting pregnant while taking birth control pills?

0 % up to 100% If the oral contraceptive pills are taken every day about the same time each day, then the risk of pregnancy is less than 1%, however, if the pills are taken sporadically, pregnancy is possible to 100%. Anecdotally, the pill is 100% effective if held between your knees at all times.(abstinence). Read more...

If my girlfriend takes birth control pills, is she still at risk of getting pregnant?

Yes. Forms of birth control have relative success & ocp's have a high rate ~99%.Problems can occur if the daily pill is forgotten & break through ovulation occurs. Tubal ligation or vasectomy approach 100% but even that sometimes doesn't work. Read more...
<1-8% risk/year. Theoretically, the answer to your excellent question should be 1/1, 000/year risk of undesired pregnancy. In real life, missed pills and delayed doses results in up to 8% per year pregnancy risk. Read more...