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So I have been on birth control for 2 and a half years and have never been off of it for more then a few weeks. After I finished my last pack I waited about a week before starting another one in order to try and delay my period for a special event I had going on later that month. After that week I started taking my birth control regularly and never missed talking a pill by more then an hour. during the last week of that month I had sex under the impression that I was protected by my birth control. Its been 5 days since then and I am now on the placebo pills of pack, it had been two days and I have not yet gotten my period. Is there a chance that I am pregnant or was I protected by my birth control please ask me if you have any follow up questions.

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Dear Kristina,

Usually, I would say that if you only missed 1 week of birth control, you would be relatively safe. But no birth control method is 100% safe in preventing pregnancy. So it's possible that you could be pregnant. Maybe you are just delayed and will end up having it. Please email me at CHERYL51@aol.com so we can talk more.

Sincerely,
Diane Cheryl

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Diane Cheryl

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I can answer questions about the various methods of birth control. I have done much research about side effects and risks of birth control methods. I can answer questions like "What would be the best method of birth control for me?" and "What are the advantages of birth control pills or condoms?" I have almost 25 years of experience volunteering with pregnancy resource centers. Please contact me at CHERYL51@aol.com if you would like to know more information about your situation or if I am "Maxed OUT".

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I have almost 25 years of experience in counseling women about birth control and family planning.

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Illinois Valley Community College, Austin Community College, Travel Agent Degree and almost 25 years of counseling experience.
I have worked with Pregnancy Resource Centers for almost 25 years.

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