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i know this is a crazy question but if you are a sunday starter getting back on the pill and you have unprotected sex on thursday what are the odds of getting pregnant?.. i know the pack says use backup method for 1 week but is that an over exageration maybe?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:37 PM on Aug. 3, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Even when you take the pill 100% correctly there is still a chance of getting pregnant, so if you mess up with taking it you run a higher risk of getting pregnant.

    Answer by colethky at 8:39 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • It depends on what type of pill you take. According to Planned Parenthood, if you are taking a combination pill, you should use a back up method for the first week. If you are taking a Progestin only pill, you should use a back up method for 48 hours after beginning the pill. The progestion pill should be take at the same time every day. If you mess up and take a pill 3 hours after the time you usually do, you should use a back up method for 48 hours.

    Answer by layh41407 at 8:51 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • You had unprotected sex on the Thursday before you were to start your new pills? when was your last period? Because normally you would start the pills right after ending your period. So I feel like I need some more information. (Even though technially no BC is 100% effective, we all know that).

    Answer by Sonylena at 11:50 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

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