Expert opinion please: could taking a birth control pill prevent pregnancy after having unprotected sex?
Oral contraceptives. Yes - but it is not 100% effective. You should use back up birthcontrol for the first month on oral contraceptives.
I had unprotected sex 8 days ago and have been taking my birth control pill regularly. I now want to go off of it -is there a high risk of pregnancy?
What are your plans? If you go off your birth control then you will no longer be protected against pregnancy. If you continue to have sex without condoms or another form of birth control then pregnancy is very likely. About 90% of couples who have sex unprotected will be pregnant within 12 months. Read more...
I haven't had my birth control pill for 3 days and I've had unprotected sex. Should I take the bc pill or wait and do a pregnancy test?
Plan B ASAP. read your package insert. Some birth control pills can be used as emergency contraception. The package insert tells you how many to take at once. But the best thing to do is probably to take plan B ASAP. If you have problem remembering to take your birth control pills, talk to your doctor about nexplanon or an IUD. Read more...