Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics

In brief: Birth control

If you have been taking your oral contraceptives as directed and on time every day, the chance of pregnancy is very small.
If you have irregular use of the pill, the risk of pregnancy increases, with progesterone only pills being more likely to fail if not taken at the same time. Consider a second form of birth control until your next period. Then make a point to take the pills on time.

In brief: Birth control

If you have been taking your oral contraceptives as directed and on time every day, the chance of pregnancy is very small.
If you have irregular use of the pill, the risk of pregnancy increases, with progesterone only pills being more likely to fail if not taken at the same time. Consider a second form of birth control until your next period. Then make a point to take the pills on time.
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