I'm not quite sure if I'm pregnant. And I'm still in the waiting period to take a pee test. I'm on the pill but I don't take it consistantly, its only for period regulation and sometimes I miss it. I had unprotected sex about 2 weeks ago so I might be expecting. The thing is, if I'm not I don't want to stop my pill since I've been doing good so far with this pack
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Editorial: Can the pill cause birth defects?
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. There are a lot of myths about birth control out there, but thankfully, we can now cross a big one off our list: A new study suggests that taking oral contraception just before or during pregnancy likely does not cause birth defects. For the study, published in the British Medical Journal , researchers analyzed , births in Denmark between and , cross-referencing data from the Danish Medical Birth Register, the National Patient Register, and the Danish National Prescription Register.
Birth Control Pill Not Linked To Birth Defects: Study
If you take the birth control pill oral contraceptive , you're probably happy with its convenience and reliability. Still, you may have questions about how birth control pills could affect your health, the benefits and risks of birth control pills, and newer options available. Yes, you can.
Many women who experience a pregnancy loss wonder if their birth control pills could have caused the miscarriage. Others wonder if they can terminate a pregnancy with birth control pills. According to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, taking birth control pills before getting pregnant does not cause early pregnancy loss.