With typical use—meaning that the method may not always be used consistently or correctly—9 women out of 100 (9%) will become pregnant during the first year of using these methods. With perfect use—meaning that the method is used consistently and correctly each time—fewer than 1 woman out of 100 will become pregnant during the first year.
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- What is the Quick-start Method?
- When do I start taking my birth control pills? ( So I start the pill the day after my period? Is there a certain day you start? )
- Can I use combined hormonal birth control methods while I am breastfeeding?
- How effective are combined hormonal birth control methods?
- What are possible risks of combined hormonal methods?
- What are the benefits of combined hormonal methods?
- What are the different types of combined hormonal pills and how are they taken?
- What are combined hormonal birth control methods and how do they prevent pregnancy?