Whether you've missed a Pill (or two) or need to know what's up with your flow, our trusted docs answer your FAQs. Plus, find out if you're risking getting knocked up.
SOMETIMES I FORGET TO TAKE MY PILL. IS IT SAFE TO TAKE TWO THE NEXT DAY?
If you skip a Pill, get back on track by taking it as soon as you realize your mistake. Then take the next Pill at your usual time, even if it's simultaneously with the one you missed. By quickly resuming your normal schedule, you won't increase your odds of getting pregnant or wreak hormonal havoc on your system. However, if 24 hours have gone by - or you miss your Pill more than twice a month - your baby-making risk rises. So play it safe for the rest of your cycle by using backup birth control, like condoms.
MY GUY SAYS HE'S ALLERGIC TO CONDOMS. IS HE LYING?
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