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I just finished my period and my birth control pill I am not going to have them until Thursday if I have sex between now and Thursday will I get preg?

Pregnancy. In order to get pregnant you need to have ovulated pregnancy only takes place when the sperm meets the ovum. If the Sperm is all alone in the club no matter how much music you put he is not going to find the partner to dance with. Read more...

On birth control pill. I had sex with a condom a week before my placebo pills. I got my normal period after that, can I be pregnant?

Unlikely. A woman who is properly taking her birth control pills, and is beyond her first pack of pills, has contraceptive protection ALL the time, regardless of where she is in her pill pack. That's very important to understand. Furthermore, a home urine pregnancy test gives a very reliable result 3 weeks after sex, if one is still worried about possible pregnancy. Read more...

If I had sex the day before my period arrived (I'm on the birth control pill), and then got my normal period, am I definitely NOT pregnant??

Unlikely. Pregnancy occurs with fertilization of an egg by sperm and subsequent implantation of the fertilized egg into the uterus. Release of the egg and optimal time for pregnancy occurs near ovulation which is at the mid-point of the menstrual cycle, typically 14 days before the start of your period. Once the uterine lining is discharged (your period) there is no place for a fertilized egg to implant. Read more...
No guarantees. Pregnancy has been documented after unprotected intercourse on any day of a woman's cycle, including during menses. It is less likely near or during menses, but there are no guaranteed "safe" days. Women with irregular cycles are more likely to have unpredictable egg release dates than those who are regular. If you are not ready to be pregnant, use something. Read more...

I'm about to start a new birth control pill. Can I get pregnant during the placebo pills if I have already finished my period?

New start pill. If you are about to start a new birth control pill then you will not start with the placebo pills. You will start taking one pill per day at the beginning of the pack. The first 21 pills are the active pills and the last 7 are the placebo pills. Use back up with condoms for the first two weeks if this is your first month on the pill. Read more...

Am on the birth control pill I recently came off the injection method didnt c my period but on d brown pills but had sex can I get pregnant?

Unlikely. Once you have been on birth control pills for 2 weeks, you are protected, even during the brown pills. Having said that, no method is perfect. Birth control pills have a small failure rate. At least 1% of women on the pill get pregnant every year. Read more...