Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Birth contol

I'm going to start using the patch for bc. My period started last Tuesday I just picked up my bc, can I put the patch on today and be protected from getting pregnant

Answer Question

Asked by Anonymous at 5:51 PM on Apr. 8, 2013 in Pregnancy

Answers (5)
  • The patch umm idk I think the patch might take more than a day to protect you from getting pregnant ask your doctor I'm on the depo shot and so far my periods are gone and I haven't had another baby yet

    Answer by Shaketa123 at 5:55 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • I would plan on using additional BC for 30 days

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 5:56 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • look it up. LINK  Or better yet... call the doctor who perscribed it. 


    Answer by But_Mommie at 6:11 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • I would use back your doctor for a time period.

    Answer by khedy at 2:05 PM on Apr. 10, 2013

  • i've never heard of being immediately protected by any form of bc. with my implanon, they told me atleast 5 days with a condom and on my pill, they said 7 days. you have to let the hormones start working with your body. your body will know what to do, but i don't think it's a good idea to start right away.

    Answer by Cowbell88 at 10:07 AM on Apr. 12, 2013

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.