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The pill is over 98% effective by itself against getting pregnant. You are making the right step by taking it at the same time every day. I have been on the pill, taking it at the same time for 8 years, with no other protection, and have never been pregnant.

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Q: What is the risk of getting pregnant if you take the pill on schedule every day but do not use any other form of birth control?
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When are women on birth control most prone to getting pregnant?

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.

Do your chances of becoming pregnant increase a week into birth control?

No, birth control decreases your risk of getting pregnant.

Is there a chance of getting pregnant when taking birth control?

No method of birth control is 100% effective.

Could I be pregnant after taking birth control for two days?

yes, and even on birth control there is a small chance of getting pregnant

What can birth control pills do to you?

To keep you from getting pregnant

Do you have a higher chance of getting pregnant right after getting off of birth control?

No, you may get pregnant straight away but you may not get pregnant for months, the chances are about the same as if you had never been on birth control.

What are the odds of getting pregnant when on birth control?

Don't chance it. Always use a contraceptive. Although the chances of you getting pregnant are slim you could be part of that small percentage of woman who do get pregnant on birth control.

If you have been on Yasmine for 2.5 months can you get pregnant?

there is always a chance of getting pregnant while on birth control. birth controll just lowers your chance of getting pregnant but doesnt prevent it totally. i have 4 kids and got pregnant twice on birth control.

Can taking birth control symptoms be cofused with miscarriage?

birth control increases your chances of not getting pregnant

Does birth control help you not to get pregnant?

Yes, Birth control measures will assist in preventing pregnancy but they will not stop you getting pregnant. There will always be a possibility you may become pregnant.

What is birth control and why do people use it?

Birth control prevents women from getting pregnant. They use it to prevent a birth of a child.

How does getting pregnant occur as a mistake?

When birth control fail.

What are the odds of getting pregnant if you are on birth control?

the odds of getting pregnet whail on birth control are vearry slim its possible but vearry unlikly.

Can birth control pills help you get pregnant?

Birth control pills stop you getting pregnant----Birth control actually can help you get pregnant. If you have abnormal periods, you'll have abnormal ovulation making it difficult to get pregnant. Birth Control helps regulate periods, therefore regulating Ovulation making it easier to get pregnant if you mess them up.

What is the purpose of birth control?

To prevent women from becoming pregnant when they do not want to be prevents you from getting pregnant

If you are not on birth control and you take 2 pills will it prevent you from getting pregnant?


If it you try getting pregnant to fast after birth control will it affect the baby?


What is the probability of getting pregnant with no birth control or condom?


What are the odds of getting pregnant on birth control?

Using birth control is 95% effective, add a condom and you're golden.

Can you get pregnant if you are on birth control and use a condom?

you could since birth control and using a condom are not 100% preventive, but you have a better chance of not getting pregnant if you are using both.

If you had 2 periods in 1 month is it ok for you to take thre birth control pill 2 get pregnant?

Birth control pills are for preventing pregnancy, not getting pregnant.

Does ovulating higher the chance of getting pregnant even if your on birth control pills?

Yes, you can't get pregnant unless you ovulate. If you ovulate in spite of taking the birth control pill, you could get pregnant.

Can you get pregnant with protection and birth control?

If a condom is used that is properly put on and stays intact during intercourse then you cant get pregnant. Birth control medications are designed to stop you from getting pregnant as well.

It is easy to become pregnant if you have been on birth control for several years?

If you are using your birth control as directed, there should be a very small chance of getting pregnant. I'm not sure if the length of time you've been on birth control matters, but if you are inconsistent when it comes to taking/using it, the likelihood of getting pregnant increases at least a little. It really depends on your form of birth control.

What are the risks of getting pregnant after stopping taking birth control?

The risks are the same whether or not you've recently been on birth control.