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BriAnneeeee9595
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Hello! I know this is probably asked quite often, but I couldn't find an answer exactly. Anyways, how likely is it that I could get pregnant if my boyfriend and I used three forms of contraception? I'm on the pill, though I missed three pills last month (my period started March 5th and ended the 12th)and I've missed none so far this month. We had sex on March 14th. He also used a condom and pulled out before ejaculation. What are the chances I could be one pregnant? It was my first time so I'm freaking out pretty badly. Thank you.
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Molias
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We do have an article that shows the effectiveness of two forms of birth control at a time: The Buddy System: Effectiveness Rates for Backing Up Your Birth Control With a Second Method
You can see there that two methods are generally extremely effective; I can't quite say pregnancy is impossible if three methods are used correctly, but it's about as unlikely as you can get while still having the kind of sex that can cause a pregnancy in the first place.

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