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Can u get pregnant if u take birth control pills at different times ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

The failure rate for the "pill"is often cited as 5%/yr & many variables are included in that number.It works by placing a steady amount of hormone in your body that tricks it into thinking you are pregnant, so eggs are saved rather than released.
If there is delay or you skip,your circulating level may fall enough to allow release.A few hours either way is unlikely to matter, consistency works best

In brief: Depends

The failure rate for the "pill"is often cited as 5%/yr & many variables are included in that number.It works by placing a steady amount of hormone in your body that tricks it into thinking you are pregnant, so eggs are saved rather than released.
If there is delay or you skip,your circulating level may fall enough to allow release.A few hours either way is unlikely to matter, consistency works best
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