Birth Control

Ive been taking birth control pills for 10 years now I've been missing pills can i still get pregnant even though it's in my system?

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2009-02-27 05:07:21
2009-02-27 05:07:21

YES. It does not matter how long you have been on Birth Control. If you miss pills, you have a good chance of becoming pregnant. Use alternate forms of contraception (condoms) until your next cycle.

Birth control works by having a constant level of hormones in your body. The last 7 pills in your pack contain no hormones. So each month, all of the birth control hormone that is in your body is depleted. Thus, it does not matter how long you have been on birth control.

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you can go see your doc after one month frm ur missing period that way the fake BCP wont be in your system anymore


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