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So this is kinda a stupid question about BC pills..

If I have unprotected sex while im taking the placebo pills at the end of the pack will that increase the chance of getting pregnant? (Now I know that birth control pills are never 100% effective, but im just wondering if taking the pills without the drugs in them will increase that chance)

And yes I know that this question is kinda silly if not stupid. I already think I know the answer, but still, doesnt hurt to ask. And please no bashing.

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:10 PM on Apr. 16, 2010 in Health

Answers (4)
  • The answer is no. it doesn't increase your chances of getting pregnant.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:19 PM on Apr. 16, 2010

  • No, you can even skip the entire 7 days of the pacebo pills and not get pregnant. They are basically so that you stay used to taking a pill everyday, thats why they are also called reminder pills.

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 6:57 PM on Apr. 16, 2010

  • No! I never take the placebo pills, my doctor and pharmacist both said they are not necessary it is to remind you to keep taking the pills. I only have placebos for 4 days. I am on Yaz and take full pills for longer--regulates my anxiety and panic attacks much better.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:48 PM on Apr. 16, 2010

  • No, those pills are there by design. You're still protected the whole month.

    Answer by Freela at 10:58 PM on Apr. 16, 2010

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