Can you get pregnant if you use birth control?

Answer On One Hand: Options Are ImprovingIn the last 25 years, birth-control options have expanded for women. New forms of injections, patches and methods that block the vagina have become available. Effe... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Can you get pregnant if you use birth control

If you get pregnant on birth control pills and continue taking them without realizing you're pregnant will it hurt the baby?

Answer, It can effect the baby more so if it is a female because of the hormones it the birth control pills.

How to Get Pregnant on Birth Control?

Most of the time, using contraception correctly should prevent pregnancy. Birth control pills, for example, are between 95 percent and 99 percent effective. But if you are not careful, it is still ... Read More »

If you become pregnant while on birth control pills but are unaware that you are pregnant will continuing to take the pills harm the developing fetus in any way?

Answer Yes - you should do whatever you have to in order to find out for sure if you're pregnant, and stop immediately as soon you know are.

Can you get pregnant if you miss one birth control pill?

It is possible to get pregnant if you miss one birth control pill because even when taken exactly as prescribed, oral contraceptives are only 99 percent effective. However, one missed pill does not... Read More »