The Possibility Of Getting Pregnant If You Are Late In Taking Birth Control Pills After Intercourse?
Hi! I am 27 years old, woman, giving birth July 23 2019 cesarean process. I was taking birth control pills which I took every day at 9.15 at night. This afternoon I had sex, then tonight I was late taking the Pill. I should drink at 9.15, I drink at 10 right. Can you get pregnant?
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We understand the concerns that you feel.
Birth control pills are oral contraceptives that can help prevent pregnancy. Birth control pills are hormonal contraceptives, there are those that contain two types of hormones or also known as birth control pills which consist of Estrogen and progesterone hormones, some contain only one type of hormone namely progesterone. In breastfeeding women, the use of combined birth control pills is not recommended because it can affect milk production.
Birth control pills have a high enough effectiveness to prevent pregnancy if consumed regularly and on time. Irregular use of birth control pills can reduce its effectiveness to prevent pregnancy. Regarding your question, don't worry if you are late for taking birth control pills for 45 minutes. These conditions generally will not affect the function of birth control pills and hormone levels in the body are still enough to help avoid pregnancy.
If the consumption of birth control pills is late a day or more than 2 days, of course its effectiveness will decrease and the chances of pregnancy are quite high, especially when having sexual intercourse near the fertile period.
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