How long after starting birth control pills do I have to wait to have unprotected sex?

One month backyp. If you have not been on any form of contraception prior to the pill, start the pill at your next menstrual cycle and use a barrier method(condoms) of backup contraception for the first month to be safe.

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How long after taking birth control pills can I have unprotected sex?

Never. Unless you're in a mutually monogamous relationship, use of birth control pills doesn't lower your risk of sexually transmitted diseases (stds). Even regular use of condoms doesn't make your risk zero, it just improves your odds. Likewise, regular correct use of birth control pills doesn't make your risk of pregnancy zero, but does improve your odds. In general, wait at least a week after starting. Read more...

I'm almost 6 weeks postpartum and I'm still bleeding but I had unprotected sex anyways and took the plan B as soon as I could... I wanted to start my birth control pills, can I or should I wait?

Start your pills... It would be a good idea to start your contraception pills--especially since you have resumed sexual activity. Its ok to start the pills, even though you have used plan b. Best wishes! Read more...
Post partum check. These type of questions should be addressed at the 4 - 8 week post partum check up visit. Read more...

Can I have unprotected sex then start my birth control pills the next day?

I wouldn't. It is best to have a OCP in service for a month or more before you begin to rely on it. Use of another form of BC is necessary. The OCP generally works by fooling your body into thinking you are already pregnant, and not ovulating. It does not suddenly make all intercourse worry free the date you start it. Read more...

What number of days after unprotected sex can you stop taking birth control pills?

Going off the pill . The question I would ask yourself is why? Especially if you had sex once and without an condom. The sperm doesn't live for over 24-48 hours but what about staying on the pill for the NEXT TIME? . Read more...

How soon can I start having unprotected sex after I start taking birth control pills today?

One week. If you are starting the pills with your menstrual cycle as instructed, you are safe after a week, granted you are taking them faithfully everyday. Read more...
Ask your doc. Most docs recommend you use backup protection for the first month while your body gets use to the pill.You might be protected, but might get a surprise. Read more...