So I've been on the pill for a month, and after my first period being back on it I started taking it at 4 pm instead of 9pm (I don't know if thats an issue to start it before, I figured it wasn't?) but then today not being used to my 4pm time (even with my phone reminding me) I forgot to take it its about 5 1/2 hours later.. My boyfriend never busts inside me but should we be using condoms as back up? Thanks!
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The most important thing is to take the pill as soon as you've realized you've forgotten to take it.
One pill a few hours later won't make much of a difference in your overall effectiveness.
If your boyfriend does not ejaculate inside you, and withdraws well before ejaculation, you are already effectively practicing theWithdrawal method, so you already have a back up method to your birth control pill.
Mind, condoms do offer protection against STIs.
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