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I had unprotected sex a day before my period started and had taken a birth control pill for the first time ever that day as well. Do I need Plan B?

Probably not. If you have had a period since intercourse and it was normal in duration and flow and happened when it was supposed to happen, you don't need plan B. Take your birth control pills as prescribed and they will protect you in the future. Best wishes! Read more...

If I missed my birth control pill for two days right after my period and had unprotected sex after, what's the chance of pregnancy?

Unlikely. If intercourse was right after your period, chances of pregnancy from that occurrence are low. Chances of pregnancy are highest for the 1-3 days prior to ovulation, which is usually mid cycle for most women. Of course it is always recommended to be very consistent with your birth control to avoid any disruption of your normal cycle and thereby decrease your chances of an unintended pregnancy. Read more...
Missed pills. Hi, the risk of pregnancy is high if you have not used another method like condom or morning after pills. Read more...

I am on my second month of the birth control pill lutera. I've been having unprotected sex with my partner. I got my period 9 days early. What do I do?

Change the formula. There are different reasons for bleeding while on the pill. If it persists past 3 cycles, see your doc to discuss changing to a pill with more estrogen, or to add supplemental estrogen. There are also different formulations of the pill with varying amounts of estrogen and progestin. Nsaids like Ibuprofen can help with breakthrough bleeding. A thorough work up can rule out other organic causes. Read more...