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I've been taking my pills irregularly this month.

Next month when i start a new pack and take them consistently would i then be protected?

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How irregularly?

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i think i missed 4 pills or so .

i've been using other methods of contraceptive during this time though so no worries.

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If you missed four pills, did you stop taking that pill pack altogether?

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nope.
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what should i be doing
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Okay. So, if you just kept taking the pack after missing that many pills, then when you start your new pack, two things will be very important:

1) That you start it on time, and do NOT miss any more pills: that you take every pill in that pack each day.
2) That you use a backup method for the first week of that pack.

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ok thanks so much!
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