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Question: Moring After Pill, chances of pregnancy?


 awerth - Fri Aug 06, 2010 12:10 am

My boyfriend and I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago and he pulled out before ejaculating. I keep track of my periods and know that I was ovulating during this time, so just to be safe I took the morning after pill less than 12 hours after it happened. I got my period on schedule this week but it was much lighter than normal and much less discharge. I have always had very regular periods that were on the heavier side, so I am slightly concerned, but I know that the morning after pill does mess with your periods because of the hormone dosage. Is there any chance I am pregnant?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:17 pm

User avatar Hello,
I would say that pregnancy is highly unlikely given the fact you took plan B, used "withdrawal" (not perfect, but it helps) and had a period. I would not be alarmed about a "different" period because of the strong hormones you took.

It might be wise to consider a good, reliable contraceptive method for the future as we don't recommend plan B for this purpose - only occasionally in emergencies.

Best wishes.

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