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About the Birth Control Pill
There are many different types of pill packs. The first 3 weeks of
When you miss pills, your chance of getting pregnant is higher. For
Watch for warning signs.
Call your Family PACT provider right away if you have
What do I do if I miss any pills or
Choose the week that applies to you.
If you missed 1 or more pills:
Week 2 or 3
If you missed 1 or 2 pills:
If you missed 3 or more pills:
Follow the same steps as missing 1 or 2 pills, and:
Special note for women who use progestin-only pills
It is very important to take your pills at the same time every day.
If you had sex in the last 5 days and you did not use a back-up
The Birth Control Pill does not protect you from HIV or other
Use condoms along with the Pill to protect yourself from these
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