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How could I get pregnant on birth control?
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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Pregnancy on BC pill
Birth control pills aren't perfect, but they work very well if taken correctly.
Missing a pill or pills may allow for an ovulation that cycle. Also taking an antibiotic may decrease the efficacy of the birth control pills for that cycle.

In brief: Pregnancy on BC pill
Birth control pills aren't perfect, but they work very well if taken correctly.
Missing a pill or pills may allow for an ovulation that cycle. Also taking an antibiotic may decrease the efficacy of the birth control pills for that cycle.
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Dr. Neeoo Chin
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
In brief: Method or use?
All birth control methods fail: rates are calculated for baseline failures in the method, as well as failure when used incorrectly.
Some contraceptive methods like iuds have only a 'method' failure rate, while birth control pills are subject both to method-failure and use-failure. Method-failure for pills is mostly failing to prevent ovulation, which is more common with low estrogen pills.

In brief: Method or use?
All birth control methods fail: rates are calculated for baseline failures in the method, as well as failure when used incorrectly.
Some contraceptive methods like iuds have only a 'method' failure rate, while birth control pills are subject both to method-failure and use-failure. Method-failure for pills is mostly failing to prevent ovulation, which is more common with low estrogen pills.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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