I just started taking the birth control pill, TriNessa yesterday (Sunday start) and it says by the next Monday the pills are in effect and I don't have to use a back up form of birth control. I guess I'm just worried, a week seems like a really short amount of time. Have there ever been any intances where a girl has gotten pregnant after only one week of taking the pill?
Sure, probably. I mean, nothing is 100% fool proof, so I am pretty confidant in saying that a pregnacy or two have come out of the first week of the pill, or hell, even months into it. But by taking a HBC you are protecting yourself very well. Using a condom also adds an extra layer of assuance
-------------------- Anything is possible if you don't know what you're talking about. Posts: 36 | From: HustlinEverywhere | Registered: Jun 2006
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The pills always say that but really if you want to gfreatly reduce your chance of preganancy wait until one full cycle is complete. Some girls it goes into effect right away others it takes a month. just know this i'm a guy and my gf went on yasmin about a month and a half ago we had unprotexted sex a few days ago and were stressing hard over it. Unless you feel obligated by some Godly force to have unprotected sex..... go ahead and tell him to use a back up form of BC. It's not worth this worry and stress you know?
-------------------- As The Shadow Follows The Body, As We Think, So We Become. Posts: 157 | From: Athens, Texas, USA | Registered: Jul 2005
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They advise here to wait until you've been on a full cycle before relying on the pill as a contraceptive method. It's best.
This gives your body time to adjust to the hormones.
But just know that the pill is not effective in protecting you against STD. So it's always better using a condom with the pill. And this gives you back-up, so there's less worries about getting pregnant.
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