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Stargirl85
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I always work myself up right before my period for some reason, especially when I haven't been taking my pills on time. It's especially annoying because a few days before, all these pregnancy ads seem to come up and pregnancy within the TV shows I watch, etc that just makes me more and more paranoid. Yes it's a little crazy. I was just wondering if there is a high chance of me getting pregnant this time since I neglected to take the pills properly. I think this is the worst I've done so far. My first actual pill after my last period, I took 8 hours later. I was supposed to take it at 7PM and ended up taking it at 3AM in the morning. For a total of a week this month, although not a whole week straight, I must have taken my pills around 10-12PM instead of 7 as well. I do use a condom and I may have had sex maybe 3 times this month and as far as I know, nothing broke and everything was okay. I am on alesse and I have been on it for over a year with no problems. But I actually think this is the worst I've done with the pills, I've been at work a lot of the time when I'm supposed to take it and I completely forget. Do you think I have a high chance of pregnancy? Help!
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If you used a condom every time and it did not break or come off, you do not have a pregnancy risk. That's true with our without your birth control pills.

It sounds like you're having a hard time taking your pills on time. Are you sure the pill is right for you? Other options like the patch or the ring might be more compatible. It's also worth remembering that condoms are highly effective if you decide hormonal birth control is not right for you.

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