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Starting birth control mid cycle
nikiboo posted:
Hi there,
I have stopped using Marvelon for about a year and a half now and have recently began the BCPs again. I'm currently on my 9th pill for the 21 Marvelon pills but I've started with the first pill around a week before expecting my period (mid cycle). After waiting for about 8 days, my boyfriend and I had unprotected intercourse and he had ejaculated inside. I have searched on many forums and there seems to be an argument against using contraception for a week then will be protected verses having to finish a whole cycle and after a period for being completely protected. I was wondering if I am at risk of pregnancy and which statement is true? I was suppose to be expecting my period within the past few days but nothing has happened.
Thank you!!
atti_editor responded:
Hi nikiboo,

Here is a previous post on the board that was answered by our former expert on the board that I think you will find helpful. Hope this helps!

Best wishes,

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