Can you get pregnant after not taking your birth control pill for a week?
its not guaranteed to get pregnant BUT the risk is definitely increased
Taking the birth control pill lowers the risk of pregnancy. Not taking the birth control pill does not lower the risk of pregnancy. You are more likely to get pregnant when you are not taking the birth control pill.
If you're pregnant, you should stop taking the birth control pill, as it is of no use.
Yes,if you miss a day without taking the pill. My girlfriend got pregnant while taking the pill
Yes. Birth control is not 100% effective against pregnancy. You can still get pregnant, even if you are taking the pill correctly. However, your chances of getting pregnant (assuming that you are taking it correctly) are quite slim.
By taking a birth control pill or being pregnant
You can always get pregnant while using birth control, but after the first week of taking the pill, if you're using it correctly, you have the full protection from the pill.
If you had sex Yes. After you stop taking the pill then you might get pregnant
The pill is 99% effective and it all depends if you are taking your pill right.
You don't need/shouldn't to take the birth control pill when you're pregnant.
Even if your on birth control you can get pregnant, -Kenzii
If you're not taking the pill and still having sex...yes.
Every sexual intercourse does not commit a pregnancy. If you fail to take birth control pill regularly isn't mean that you will definitely get pregnant. There may be a chance of pregnancy if you constantly fail to take birth control pill.
Ideally, you do not ovulate while taking the pill. If you are actually ovulating while on a birth control pill (it can happen), then yes, you could become pregnant.
The bleeding is the withdrawal bleed and is normal. This occurs when you stop taking birth control for over a few days. You can become pregnant.
no, if you havent had sex.
The birth control pill works by taking it daily as directed. If you take it this way, it doesn't matter if you have sex before, during, or after swallowing the pill.
Birth control pill not harm or end an existing pregnancy, but there's no need to continue taking them if you're already pregnant.
It is very unlikely you will conceive while taking a birth control pill. If you wish to become pregnant, you should stop taking the birth control and wait for one or two of your cycles to arrive with regularity.
Yes you can! Antibiotics reduce the effectiveness of the birth control pill. Many pregnancies have resulted in this way. Use a second form of birth control, such as a condom, while you are taking the antibiotic.
Yes, but if you have been taking the pill like prescribed, you probably aren't pregnant. make sure you are pregnant before stopping the pill otherwise you will be pregnant pdq
Yes, you can't get pregnant unless you ovulate. If you ovulate in spite of taking the birth control pill, you could get pregnant.
possibly, but maybe not after a little while.
Yes. No birth control is 100% safe. The pill used with a condom is the best one.
If you throw up that quickly after taking the birth control pill, it won't be absorbed and won't be effective. No it would need to be taken again if you threw up right after taking it. The good news is you are not likely to get pregnant from missing one pill.
If you stop the birth control pill after taking only four, you could get pregnant. You might have spotting. There are not other risks or issues.
Little to none. Many women are taking birth control when they find out they are pregnant and then stop taking it.
These answers regarding Birth Control are wrong and misinformed. You CAN get pregnant while taking birth control pills as they are only 99% effective. There is also no medical proof that continuing to take the pill while pregnant (unknowingly of course) will harm the foetus.
You should not get pregnant at all if you are on the pill; hoever, nothing is 100% and the birth control pill is only about 99% effective. I have had a few patients that have gotten pregnant whilst taking the pill. (I'm a doctor)
Can you get pregnant if you stop taking the birth control pill in the middle of the pack and stop having sex?
If you don't have sex, you won't get pregnant.
Yes, if you ovulated and had sex during that time, you could be pregnant.
I have all the symptoms for pregnancy but i changed my birth control pill 3 weeks ago. Are these symptoms still from changing my pill or could i be pregnant?
if you have had unprotected sex recently even if you are on birth control you could be pregnant. i suggest taking a pregnancy test :)
The purpose of a birth control pill is not to get pregnant, so they are not "prone" to getting pregnant. To get pregnant the pill has to be stopped.
Outside of abstinence, there is no form of birth control that is 100%. While taking the pill may be 99% effective, missing it for a week is going to increase the chances of getting pregnant.
The birth control pill will not harm or end a pregnancy, but a woman stops taking them if she finds out she's pregnant, as they are of no further use.
If you're not taking the pill, it's always possible to get pregnant, fake symptoms or not.
If you are pregnant and do not know you are and are still taking birth control will this have any effects on the pregnancy?
No. The pill has no effect on a developing baby.
The chances are low, but it is rarely possible to become pregnant while on the pill. It is a good idea to be on the pill AND use another form of birth control, e.g. condoms (which protect against diseases, which the pill does not).
Are you likely to get pregnant if you've been on the pill for three months and had a period and want to have sex on the third day of the pill of the fourth month?
As long as you are taking your birth control at the same time everyday you can't get pregnant as long as you are taking the birth control. So if you for example have been taking birth control for five months so far you can't get pregnant those five months. As long as you are taking the pills you are safe from getting pregnant. If at anytime you are worried that you are take a pregnancy… Read More
If you have not started taking birth control and you think your pregnant can you start taking birth control to stop it even though you havent started your period?
Taking birth control if you are pregnant will NOT stop the pregnancy. Birth control does not cause abortion but stops the ovaries from freeing an egg into the falopian tube and the womb. Plan B, or the morning after pill, will stop the fertilised egg from attaching itself to the endometer if taken within a certain amount of time. It has to be taken within 72 hours of the intercourse, however, and its efficacy decreases… Read More
If you are not on birth control and you are taking antibiotics can it still increase your risk of getting pregnant?
While a few antibiotics can reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills, they don't have any significant effect on whether or not you get pregnant if you are not on the pill.
On average, it takes six months to get pregnant, whether or not a woman has been on the birth control pill. Some couples will get pregnant the first month after stopping the pill, and others will take a year, but six months is the average.
If you just started taking birth control your periods are going to be irregular for the first few months. But it is possible to still get pregnant on the pill.
For starters it usually takes a week for birth control to begin working. Secondly if you were using the pill then miss your pill for even one day your chances of getting pregnant go up.
You can stop the pill anytime you like. Use a different method if you still don't want to get pregnant.
There has been no evidence that shows that taking the pill in early pregnancy causes any birth defects to the developing fetus. They will not harm or end an existing pregnancy, but they are of no use to the pregnant woman. If you're pregnant and don't want to be, contact your health care provider as soon as possible to talk about options; taking the birth control in the mistaken impression that it can end your… Read More
You should continue taking the birth control pill daily as scheduled regardless of bleeding.
Yes its safe. I don't know what kind of "safe" you're talking about if its about getting pregnant then no if you stop taking them you will most likely get pregnant.
If you stop taking birth control pills, you might get pregnant unless you find another strategy for reducing the risk of pregnancy. Your normal cycle will resume and you will become fertile again.
When you're on the birth control pill, you have the same protection when you're bleeding and when you're not, as long as you're using the pill as directed.
There's no lower age limit for taking the birth control pill.