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How can you tell if your BCP "fails"?

On the off chance that your Birth Control Pill does fail.. & you're pregnant, how can you tell?

I know you cannot always use the missed period as a sign depending on what kind you are on... so how do you know?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:15 AM on Apr. 9, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • monthly pregnancy test. just take one around the time your periodd is or is supposed to be .

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 11:16 AM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • is that what everyone is supposed to do? while on BCP?

    i'm not on it personally but am considering it. i've been abstinent for like a year *shocked face*.

    so i'm really just wondering.

    -OP/sort of teen mom.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:23 AM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • you should take tests yes but no not everyone does it . when i was on BC i did and after my daughter is born i will

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 11:25 AM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • so mrs owen, we should take pregnancy tests all the while on birth control pills? i never heard of that. only if you miss a pill or two, then i thought you should test. but not regularly. innersteing.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:43 AM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • Well, if you miss your period, then take a test. If it comes, then you don't need to take one.

    Answer by musicpisces at 3:31 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

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