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What are the chances of getting pregnant during your week off the pill?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: 8% annually.

Oral contraceptives are expected to fail with regular use 8% per year - and that is not limited to the placebo weeks.

In brief: 8% annually.

Oral contraceptives are expected to fail with regular use 8% per year - and that is not limited to the placebo weeks.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. David Kurss
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Less than 1%

If you take the pill on time, everyday, and restart the pill on time, the chances of an unexpected pregnancy is less than 1%.
That risk increases with a delay in restarting the pill and can decrease if you use one of the extended dose regiments that have only 4 or 2 days off. Hope that helps.

In brief: Less than 1%

If you take the pill on time, everyday, and restart the pill on time, the chances of an unexpected pregnancy is less than 1%.
That risk increases with a delay in restarting the pill and can decrease if you use one of the extended dose regiments that have only 4 or 2 days off. Hope that helps.
Dr. David Kurss
Dr. David Kurss
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