What if I miss a birth control pill?

Answer If the birth control pill you missed is an active or a hormonal pill, take it as soon as possible and continue taking pills as normal. If the pill you miss is inactive or a non-hormonal pill, disca... Read More »

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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 »

If you miss a birth control pill could you get pregnant?

According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, eight in 100 women will become pregnant in a year from missing one or more birth control pills. If one of the last seven remin... Read More »

What is a birth control pill?

Each year millions of women choose the birth control pill as their preferred from of contraception. When you know more about how the pill works, you can decide if this is the right type of birth co... Read More »

What are the dangers of the birth control pill?

Birth control pills are a type of prescription medication that contains synthetic versions of female sex hormones that prevent ovulation. Despite their effectiveness at preventing pregnancy, birth ... Read More »