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- Nurse Barb
If you forgot 1 pill:
Take it as soon as you remember, and use a back up method of birth control for 3 days to be safe. You may notice some breakthrough bleeding or spotting for a few days.
If you forgot 2 pills in a row:
Take 2 pills as soon as you can, and 2 more the next day to catch up. Use a back up method of birth control for 3 days to be safe. You may notice some breakthrough bleeding or spotting for a few days. (more…)
Have you ever forgotten to take your birth control pill? What about trying to track down a condom and squinting in the dark to make sure it hasn’t expired? What about not having enough time to stop at the drug store to pick up a new pack of pills? And how many times, have you tried to remember the first day of your period so you can try to guestimate if you’re fertile?
Wouldn’t it be nice if we didn’t have to worry about birth control?
You know what? There are 2 options out there that can eliminate the day to day, month to month scrambling. (more…)
I prescribe a lot of birth control pills and many NuvaRings for my patients. As you might imagine most women like their method and have few side effects. Women love the convenience of the NuvaRing and find it easy to use. Many providers, (myself included) like the fact that it has the lowest circulating dose of estradiol (15 mcg). (more…)