What happens if you miss a week of taking birth control?
You can get pregnant
I took birth control for a year but stopped for a month is it possible to miss a period after not taking birth control for a month?
It matters what birth control....Depo you can miss a period. And the pill stays in your system for 2 to 3 months after you stop taking it. Some girls miss a period as a growing month.
There is no increased risk of pregnancy if you miss the non-active birth control pills.
Yes, taking three birth control pills or taking the morning after pill can cause a missed period.
By taking a birth control pill or being pregnant
Birth control loses all of its effect the day that you stop using it.
Yes, it is possible.
Hello, There is a few possibilitis as to why you would miss a period when on birth control. These possibilitis are: * Missing or taking too many Birth control pills. * Taking MAP or ECP. * Doseage of BC pills being too high for you. * Pregnancy. See your Doctor for a pregnancy blood test.
Is birth control effective if you start taking them before your period actually begins and not the last day of your period?
Hi, You can start taking birth control whenever you wish but you must never miss a dose as this will increase your chances of pregnancy. If you want your period to arrive on the same date then take your birth control on the 1st day of your period. You must continue to take birth control everyday and not miss a pill. If you miss a pill or several pills then you're at risk of pregnancy… Read More
If you miss two birth control pills in a month, you increase your risk of unintended pregnancy. Consider changing to another method that will give you better protection.
Keep taking the birth control pill as scheduled. Take a pregnancy test. If you miss your next period, call your health care provider for advice.
yes you have to take your birth control bill daily or you have every chance of getting pregnant, as a miss in taking it will make you pregnant.
Yes,if you miss a day without taking the pill. My girlfriend got pregnant while taking the pill
I've been on yaz for 5 months and never miss a period
If you've stopped taking birth control then you will miss a period. Instead you will experience a withdrawal bleed 7-14 days after stopping birth control which resembles your normal period.
Yes, you can ovulate and get pregnant if you miss birth control pills
If you miss nine birth control pills, start a new pack as soon as you can. Consider taking the morning after pill if you had sex in the last five days. Use a back up method until you've taken seven pills correctly.
It would be best to continue taking the pill each day regardless of bleeding.
If you miss your period while on birth control should you wait to start your next cycle until you are sure you are not pregnant or should you continue to take the birth control?
Many women have no period on the BCP. Do not stop taking it as directed.
YES. You can get pregnant if you miss one at the right time of your cycle. You need to get in a comfortable daily routine of taking your pills so you remember to take them.
If you miss 5 pills of trinessa which is generic for orthotricyclen and then start taking them again and on the fourth day of taking them again you have sex should you be worried about being pregnant?
anytime you miss just one pill the whole purpose of taking birth control is jeopardized....maybe you will be fine
Can not taking your birth control pill on time a few days during a month cause you to skip your perid?
If you missed your period after not taking the birth control pill at the same time each day, the most likely reason is that you are pregnant. Some women will miss their periods randomly (or experience minimal spotting) while on birth control. You should take a pregnancy test to be sure.
Birth control is 99% effective IF taken properly. This includes taking it the same time every night, not missing any PILLS, not taking anti-biotics etc. Each time you miss a pill or, are taking anti-biotics etc, your chances of becoming pregnant increases.
Some women miss periods as a side effect of birth control. some women miss complete periods while on birth control.
You don't normally ovulate on the birth control pill, although you may if you miss pills.
You should use a backup method at least until the next month of pills.
If you throw up or have diarrhea within 2-3 hours after taking it, I believe. If you skip or miss a pill.
Yes you can. However do make sure that you take your birth control at the same time everyday in order for it to remain effective. You should pick a time that is most convenient for you so that you do not miss any pills.
When did you start taking birth control and when was your period supposed to come? I know that many doctors recommend that you take birth control pills for about a month before you have unprotected sex. If you're still unsure, I would recommend taking an at-home pregnancy test - some of them can detect pregnancy very early (like as soon as you miss your period, I think).
Even if you miss one pill, and have unprotected sex where the sperm is released. You can get pregnant
The color varies from one brand to another, but the pills in the first week are the worst ones to miss. Its bad to miss one birth control pill in any week.
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.
Birth control pills can make you miss your period, but I do not think you can loose your baby.
Yes, a girl can miss, skip, and even bleed for longer than a week if she stops taking the pill. The pill is set in place to trick your body and after getting used to the tricks your body has to readjust to what it used to do. The switch can take any where from a week to an actual month. My suggestion is that when you first become concerned about birth control you should… Read More
You shouldn't have done that. If you miss more than three (3) days, throw out the pack and start a new one.
This can somtimes happen if your body becomes reliant upon BCP. If this happens BCP usually loses its effectiveness at preventing pregnancy other a gradual period of time. I would see your doctor and have a pregnancy blood test.
I am not entirely sure what you mean by it 'being the same' but if you mean will it come at the same time then more or less yes because if you start taking it the Sunday after your period it should come around the same time as the previous month. If you are referring to the flow of your period then not necessarily. Birth control can significantly reduce the uncomfortable symptoms you experience during… Read More
Yes. Birth control is 99% if effective IF taken properly. This would include not missing any pills, taking them at the same time, using back up form of contraception (ex: condoms) for 30 days after taking anti-biotics etc. Each time you miss a pill, your chances of becoming pregnant is raised dramatically.
What if you stop taking pills after your period last month then had sex this month without protection and no pills and you miss your period then on the same day you start taking the pills not the morn?
You're probably pregnant, and no amount of birth control is going to reverse it.
Start taking the pills today. Use a backup method for the first seven days. If you've had unprotected sex in the last five days, consider taking emergency contraception.
absolutely do not miss a lot of birth control pills. If you consistently miss pills, you will get an irregular period (you could get a period like 3 times a month) and there is a very good chance you will get pregnant.
You are taking way too much birth control pills at once, which is not good for your body at all. By taking that many pills at once, it is considered overdosing. By doing so, it will not stop any of our bleeding, however, it will make it worse because you are putting too much hormones in your body at once. The breakthrough bleeding will continue. If you miss more than 3 birth control pills, you… Read More
Birth Control pills are not long acting. That is why you have bleeding if you miss just 1 dose. If you have missed a week you can get pregnant. You will need to use a back up method until you can begin taking the pills again.
when you miss birth control pills, the hormone levels in your body drop and you may bleed. Continue taking birth control pills as schedule. Think about using the morning after pill if you had sex in the last five days. Use a back up method until you've taken seven pills correctly. Talk with your health care provder about other birth control options that will be easier for you to use correctly.
Yes, of course.
If you miss two weeks of birth control, start your method as soon as you remember. Consider using emergency contraception if you had sex in the last five days. Use a backup method until you've used the birth control correctly for seven days.
Yes!!!! You need to take it for your entire cycle. Anytime you miss a pill you run the risk of pregnancy.
If you have finished the first 21 days of your birth control pill on Saturday and today is Wednesday but you are not on your period yet why is this?
Hello, Your question is: If you have finished the first 21 days of your birth control pill on Saturday and today is Wednesday but you are not on your period yet why is this? If you've just started taking birth control pills then this is probably why your period hasn't arrived. It's quite common to miss a period during the first month of taking birth control pills. If you've missed any pills then this will… Read More
If you miss one dose of your birth control you become more fertile.So the answer to your question is yes if you miss a pill and have intercourse you are more likely to become pregnant.
You wont miss your menstrual cycle because that is constant, you may miss your period.
Yes, missing birth control pills increases the likelihood of getting pregnant.