I am on birth control, and have been for around 6 months. Last month I got my period/spotting lightly well on my third week of birth control pills, i did not end up taking the last two or three pills and i got my regular period but then started up on the pill 2 days earlier when my period was at its end. I was two days into my next pack of pills and I had unprotected sex a few times in one night. I was worried so I took Plan B closer to the 72 hour range. I am starting my sugar pills tomorrow but still have had no sign of getting my period but no symptoms of pregnancy either. Is it normal for my period to be late, and is there a good chance that I am pregnant?
I am on birth control and took Plan B, what are my chances of becoming pregnant?
- 25 Jun 2014 by Tee21
- 25 June 2014
- plan b, birth control, pregnancy, period, spotting, birth control pills, pill
Added 25 Jun 2014:
I am looking for answers, not to hear that I screwed up. I already know that. So any helpful answers would be much appreciated.
Never, ever alter your pill schedule no matter what your body is doing. It doesnt matter when you bleed or dont bleed once you start on the Pill. The ONLY time you pay attention to your period is in starting the first pack, after that, you dont alter the way you take the Pills for your period, ever! If you had kept taking them as they came in the pack, you would have no worries. You probably didnt need the Plan b but better to be safe than sorry but I am sure your body is confused now. Your period will probably be late because of the big blast of hormones provided by Plan b. Your cycle should straighten out in the next pack or two. From now on, do not alter your pill schedule for any bleeding or spotting-just keep taking them as they come in the pack. Birth control pills, when taken correctly prevent ovulation. If there is no egg released, there can be no baby no matter how much sperm is swimming around down there! When you dont take your pills correctly, there is a possibility of ovulating due to the drop in hormone levels at the wrong time. All Plan b does is delay ovulation a few days. If you take your Pills properly you wont ovulate so why would you need to delay ovulation if you dont ovulate? Everyone makes mistakes sometimes-it happens. Just going forward, dont make that mistake again! Chance of pregnancy is pretty slim. There is always a possibility but the possibility is very tiny-just 5-10% at most.
- Plan B Information for Consumers
- Plan B Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Plan B (detailed)
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