Categories: Birth Control

Category: Birth Control

Can You Leave Birth Control Pills In A Hot Room?
Birth Control

Can You Leave Birth Control Pills In A Hot Room?

I am on birth control pills. I have been storing my pills in a dark bedroom on a nightstand. I do not have AC and the weather has been in the 80s outside and I have had the window open for air. The pi...

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Is It Better To Take Your Birth Control Pill Earlier Or Later?
Birth Control

Is It Better To Take Your Birth Control Pill Earlier Or Later?

Hello! My contraceptive pill is Estinette, a combined hormone one. I take my contraceptive pill every day at 11.30 PM, more or less before going to bed. Today I will have to go to bed earlier and I w...

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Does The NuvaRing Work Right Away?
Birth Control

Does The NuvaRing Work Right Away?

Does the NuvaRing start working to protect me from pregnancy immediately following reinsertion after my period or does it take a week to readjust every month?

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Accidentally Took Placebo Pill On Last Day Of Week 3 Of Birth Control
Birth Control

Accidentally Took Placebo Pill On Last Day Of Week 3 Of Birth Control

On Saturday, which is the last day of week 3 before my first placebo pill in the pack, I took the placebo pill instead of the last active pill. I didn’t realize that now at 12am after I got off of wor...

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Can You Safely Miss Placebo Pills?
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Can You Safely Miss Placebo Pills?

Can I start back on my active pill after only missing two placebo pills?

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Pregnancy Test Accuracy Four Days Before Expected Period
Birth Control

Pregnancy Test Accuracy Four Days Before Expected Period

As per our conversation, I missed one combined hormone. It was the second one in the pack. I did a pregnancy test today (4 days before the expected period). I had a negative result. Would this be accu...

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