Missed 3 pills in the first weekWatch
I think the bigger issue is your contraception. If you’re missing the pill, consider the implant or coil instead.
Hello, so I need some opinions. I missed the very first pill at the start of a new pack. Then I took 2 the next day. A day after I missed 2 more pills in a row. I thought I had taken them but apparently I didnt. Then I had unprotected sex during the time I missed those 2 pills. Is there a chance that I could be pregnant?
If it's a combined pill, it's very unlikely, assuming you've been taking the pill every day apart from those lapses as you are very unlikely to have ovulated in those gaps and taking it from then on should prevent you from ovulating now. You should still have used an alternative method of contraception (condoms?) for seven days after restarting, given the gaps.
If it's a progesterone-only pill, it's unlikely but not quite as unlikely.
The implant is a small thin rod that's put under your skin in the inside of your upper arm. It is hormonal contraception like the pill. Depending on the implant it needs to replaced every 2 to 5 years. And is statistically more effective than the pill.
The coil is a small thing that is put into the small opening into your uterus. They have hormonal and non hormonal ones. Coils need to be replaced every 5 years usually.
If you're missing your pills constantly, probably best to use contraception that you don't need to remember to take.