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What are the chances of my birth control pills and my partner's vasectomy failing at the same time to result in pregnancy?

About 0. The chances of two excellent contraceptive methods failing at the same time are about zero, mathematically rounded off, of course. No worries. It is very, very rare for a guy with a successful vasectomy (got his semen checked some weeks after the surgery) to be able to start a pregnancy. Read more...

How likely is use of birth control pills (taken at the same time each day and NEVER missed) and withdrawal to result in a pregnancy?

3%-5% The change of pregnancy on combination Estrogen/Progesterone birth control pills with perfect use is about 3% per year. With typical use, meaning you are not always at the same time each day and occasionally miss pills, the pregnancy rate is around 5% per year. Best wishes! Read more...

How effective are birth control pills against pregnancy if you take them on time every day?

Contraception. Birth control pills have been around since 1960. They are highly effective if taken every day as directed, approaching 99 % . Taking antibiotics may however diminish the effectiveness of the pill, so a back-up method such as condoms is advised, if being treated for an infection. Read more...

I've been on the shot for 5 years. I got my shot July 4 and was suppose to return September 20 but in that time I got on birth control pills. I recently had sex with out a condom but he didn't ejaculate in me is there a chance of worrying about pregnancy

Probably ok. I usually recommend a condom back up when you change birth control. I would do a home pregnancy test just to be safe, but you're likely ok. Read more...
Yes. No method is perfect and particularly when you are switching between methods. If you are worried there are excellent tests for pregnancy which are quite accurate. The most accurate measure beta chain HCG in the blood and are + 5 days after implantation of the fertilized ovum. Read more...
You should be ok. If you received a dose of Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) on July 4th, you should be covered contraceptively until October 3rd. So right now, you are probably safe (as safe as you usually are on Depo). But all methods do have a failure rate, so if you don't get a period at the end of this birth control pill pack, then you should take a pregnancy test. Read more...