WHAT DO I DO IF I FORGOT MY PILL?

DON’T PANIC!

So, you’ve forgotten to take your pill, the first thing you need to do is stay calm. The pill works best if you take it every day on schedule, but almost everyone on the pill forgets to take it sometimes. Knowing what to do when you miss a birth control pill is important.

When you forget to take a pill, you increase the chance of releasing an egg from your ovary. If you miss your period and forgot to take one or more pills, get a pregnancy test. If you have any questions about missing doses or if you have pregnancy concerns, call your doctor.1

References:

1- Cleveland clinic. Birth Control: The Pill. Available at: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/drugs/3977-birth-control-the-pill. Accessed 18 Jun 2020

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