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    hi I've been on the pill for over 4 months now and I've just finished another 7 day break. However i took my pill a day early by accident and had unprotected sex that same day, am i still protected?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    hi I've been on the pill for over 4 months now and I've just finished another 7 day break. However i took my pill a day early by accident and had unprotected sex that same day, am i still protected?
    Don't listen to the other person. Morning after pill would do more bad than good considering you're on the pill already. As it would mess with your period and possibly make the pill ineffective for the next couple of weeks.

    Whether you're protected or not, you are protected during the whole 7 day break if you have been taking the pill as you should. Same time, no missing pills etc. There is no problem with effectiveness if you take the pill early. You can skip the break fully and will still be protected.

    There is a risk when you take the pill late. So if you took the pill one day late, having 8 day break instead, then you would have something to worry about. Although still unlikely to get pregnant. Taking 6 day break instead of 7 has no significance in effectiveness of it. So don't worry about it.

    Pill itself isn't 100% effectiveness tho. You can still get pregnant even taking it perfectly.
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    Having a six day break rather than a seven day break is entirely fine.
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    (Original post by Devify)
    Don't listen to the other person. Morning after pill would do more bad than good considering you're on the pill already. As it would mess with your period and possibly make the pill ineffective for the next couple of weeks.

    Whether you're protected or not, you are protected during the whole 7 day break if you have been taking the pill as you should. Same time, no missing pills etc. There is no problem with effectiveness if you take the pill early. You can skip the break fully and will still be protected.

    There is a risk when you take the pill late. So if you took the pill one day late, having 8 day break instead, then you would have something to worry about. Although still unlikely to get pregnant. Taking 6 day break instead of 7 has no significance in effectiveness of it. So don't worry about it.

    Pill itself isn't 100% effectiveness tho. You can still get pregnant even taking it perfectly.
    Thank you this was very helpful 😊
 
 
 
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