How effective is birth control in preventing pregnancy?

Answer The effectiveness of birth control varies based upon the method and if it is used properly. Several popular forms of birth control and their effectiveness when used properly include: cervical cap (... Read More »

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If you fear there is a chance you could have become pregnant within the past week will going back on your birth control have any effect on preventing that pregnancy?

Answer No. Do not go back on your birth control if you think you are pregnant. It can harm the baby. If you really do not want to be pregnant then I would get checked a.s.a.p. and see if I was. T... Read More »

Name the method for preventing STI's and pregnancy that is 100% effective?

Technically speaking, it's abstinence. But to answer your question, condom would be the best method. Even though it is not 100%, it is closest you can get to 100% for both prevention of STIs and ... Read More »

What are be the symptoms of pregnancy while on birth control if your girlfriend recently started birth control and she is experiencing sore breasts and frequent cramps day after day for 4 days?

AnswerBirth control GIVES you pregnancy symptoms. If she thinks she is pregnant she shouldn't be taking birth control any more and should see her doctor to find out.because birth control doesn't he... Read More »

How effective is Yaz birth control?

When used as directed, the Yaz combination birth control pill is as effective as other combination birth control pills at 99 percent. If the woman misses a pill or takes it at a dramatically differ... Read More »