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    Stopping and Starting Birth Control - effectiveness
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    LizzieBeth88 posted:
    I stopped taking birth control pills for two weeks (the first week I was on my period) and within the second week I had unprotected sex. I began taking birth control pills again three days after I had unprotected sex. Is there a high chance I could have gotten pregnant within the little amount I was off the birth control pills?

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    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    Yes, there is a chance you may have gotten pregnant. If you go longer than 7-10 days without some sort of hormonal birth control you run the risk of ovulating.


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