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10 Jan 2005

Family Planning
Hi Doc,

My nurse at the clinic were I get my birth control pills said if you don't get your period you can't fall pregnant is this true. Also apparently according to her there is only 2 days in a month that your likely to fall pregnant is this also true and how do you work out what 2 days that is.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

If you miss a period on the Pill, you must test for pregnancy.
Ovulation usually occurs on Day 14 if you have a 28 day cycle and the egg survives for about 2 days. However, all women do not ovulate at the expected time so this is not a reliable method of contraception.

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