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    Started pills 4 days late, HELP
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    unilove92 posted:
    I've been on Ortho-Tricyclen Lo for about 4 years now. I'm on the 21-pill pack and last month (March) I had forgotten to take a few pills therefore I got my period a week early, which then I had stopped taking the rest of the pills. I got my period on the 26th of March and it ended on the 31st. I usually do a Sunday start on my birth control but instead I started on the Thursday which was April 4th because I couldn't find my new pack until then (I know, I'm horrible!). So I knew for sure that I was supposed to use back up method for at least this whole month. I also took the pills more seriously this time and have been taking them religiously at 9:00 pm every day since last thursday.

    So today, the 11th, when I had intercourse I made sure that we had a condom but to our luck the condom broke right at the very end. Normally, if I had had a Sunday start I wouldn't worry about it but since I ended my pills early last month and started it late this month I'm horrified that I'm at huge risk of getting pregnant now
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    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    You're fine. Most birth control says to used a back-up method for 7 days and you're well past that.
    Proud mommy to PJ (5)


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