(Closed) Should I freak out? Forgot birth control

posted 6 years ago in Intimacy
  • poll: Should I freak out?
    No, you are fine. Stop being paranoid. : (37 votes)
    97 %
    Yes. Go buy plan B. : (1 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    5786 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I wouldn’t worry, there is no way you ovulated in the 7 hours you didn’t take the pill.

    Post # 4
    8882 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    You’re fine. You took it late but it was less than 12 hours. Just don’t do it on a regular basis and you’ll be fine.

    Post # 6
    4337 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    According the little packet that comes with my pills, missing one isn’t a big deal as long as you take it as soon as you remember.  Plus, if you are on the typical 28-day pack w/3 weeks of pills and 1 week of placebos, it’s unlikely that you ovulated during the placebo week. You’re fine.

    Post # 7
    3452 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I think you’re fine.  Just make sure you take the one you’re supposed to take today too.

    Post # 8
    9649 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    don’t worry, i have had the same issue, i checked my booklet, within 12 hours you are protected against pregnancy 🙂

    Post # 10
    7609 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I think you’re ok since it was only a few hours.

    Post # 11
    162 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    you’re ok because it hasnt been that long AND since you just had your period (because your starting a new pack), you arent ovulating yet….

    Post # 12
    16213 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    Missing just one pill isn’t too bad, and only being late by a few hours is really not a big deal, as long as it doesn’t happen regularly.

    I set an alarm on my cell phone to go off every night when I’m supposed to take my pill, and since, I’ve not had a single “oops” moment.

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