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Pill 3days late, what are the chances of pregnancy?

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Beachmummy3 Tue 16-Dec-14 19:46:04

I had the implant until it ran out last month for protection. I was also on the combined pill to regulate my periods which the implant had made permanent in my life. I often missed the odd pill but it didn't matter as it was only for regulating my bleeds.
I didn't want implant replaced as I don't like thinking I'm on a double dose of hormones. Didn't want coil as had bad experience before (removed under general anaesthetic) so just carried on with the pill.

I took the pill perfectly last month. Came off for me pill free week, but forgot my first pills of the new pack, not sure if I missed 2 or 3 pills. Am back on them now. Had unprotected sex before and during pill free & missed pill days.
Have been googling... I'm thinking chances of ovulating in those 2 or 3 days is incredibly slim, even then, now I'm back on the pill I think my womb lining would be too thin for an egg to implant anyway?
I'm on rigevidon (used to be called microgynon I think).
It says take emc & use condom for 7 days, but from what I've researched i don't see how missing 2 or 3 days could make me pregnant anyway?

(It wouldn't be the end of the world of I was, the more ive researched the more I feel it could be a good thing if I was anyway)

Any experiences please?

bonzo77 Tue 16-Dec-14 19:51:19

The most risky time to miss a pill is in the first week of the packet. You need to take a pregnancy test.

If you are not pregnant you need to sort some contraception that you can use reliably.

Beachmummy3 Tue 16-Dec-14 20:02:08

Thanks. That's what some places seemed to say, just reading that the pill does 3 things etc, I don't fully understand it all..
Today I downloaded a periods app to my phone, I can/ have added notes on it like Dtd and when I start the pill/stop for pill free week etc onto a calender, from now on I'll have that to refer to. :-)
We already have 3 dc's & I work nights, so my routine & being busy and easily distracted doesn't help... If this app doesn't help me I'll have to go back to using implant & pill together sad

Beachmummy3 Tue 16-Dec-14 20:05:08

I took a pregnancy test today knowing it would be negative, would be too soon to test anyway- withdrawal bleed was last week, back on the pill yesterday & today.
Feel a pressure right at bottom of my abdomen & feel sick- could that be ovulation? I believe the pill also gives these symptoms.

Beachmummy3 Tue 16-Dec-14 21:05:00


Beachmummy3 Wed 17-Dec-14 08:15:14


bonzo77 Wed 17-Dec-14 08:18:02

Could be ovulation, yes.
Do another pregnancy test in one week.
You should be using extra precautions ie condoms for 7 days after you restart the pill as you have had longer than 7 days break. There is still a risk of pregnancy.

Beachmummy3 Wed 17-Dec-14 09:11:38

Thanks. Last night the feeling turned like period pains, this morning I've realised it's probably constipation pain blush

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