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If you take your birth control pill every day at almost the same time, is it safe to have unprotected sex?

Unprotected sex. Outside of a committed marriage is always potentially unsafe not only because birth control does not guarantee you won't conceive, but because of the significant frequency with which std's occur. Always best to use condoms and birth control together until married. Read more...

If you have had the mirena (levonorgestrel) removed and the very next day you start the birth control pill will you be safe?

Not necessarily. Mirena (levonorgestrel) and birth control pills work in different ways. Whether you would be safe would depend on what day of your menstrual month you had the Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed. Since many women on Mirena (levonorgestrel) don't have periods, its hard to know where you are. I wouldn't count on being protected but would plan to use a back-up method until you have a period. . Read more...

If I take my birth control pill at the same time each day, and my bf pulls out, am I safe from getting pregnant? Are there exceptionz/risk factors?

Antibiotic . Or other medication use can affect the effectiveness of birth control pills. Be sure to check drug interactions with the doctor or pharmacist when you take new medications (even over the counter) to be sure. Read more...

I had sex the day I took my first pill of my second pack of birth control pill and I was a week late to take it. Is it safe? But it was withdrawal

Could be pregnant. If you started your second pack of pills a week after you should have, it's possible you were already close to ovulation. And withdrawal is not an adequate method of birth control: some sperm can still be present before withdrawal. If remembering to take your pills is a problem, you might consider another method of birth control. Read more...

Is the birth control pill still safe?

Yes, for most women. The pill is a very safe method of birth control and the risks are considerably less than the risks of pregnancy for most women. An important risk factor is smoking. If you are a smoker and over 35 you should not take the pill. Read more...