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May 13th, 2008, 06:32 AM
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I got pregnant while on the pill. Nope, I did not mess up taking it, neither was I on an antibiotics. I had been on the pill for about 10 years. So, you can imagine my surprise. I am now 24w,2d pg with my first baby, due on
8-31-08.
Well, I got a phone call from a very close friend of mine last night. She just found out that she, too, is pregnant. While on the pill. Wow! I didn't realize that this happened so frequently! I will definitely be exploring other b/c options after this pregnancy.
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May 13th, 2008, 07:16 AM
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It happened to me as well.

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May 13th, 2008, 08:11 AM
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me too...and i have an 11 year old. talk about freaking out
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May 13th, 2008, 09:56 AM
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It also happened to my friend, it is more common then people think, but at the same time its scary too!! good luck with the rest of your pregnancy I hope you find a more suitable form of birth control after!
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May 14th, 2008, 04:19 AM
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Hi there! I'm due with my "pill" baby Oct. 17th. My midwife really wonders where they get their effectiveness numbers that the pills advertised.
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May 14th, 2008, 05:22 AM
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I know. It's so shocking. I am thankful that it didn't happen before (like with my ex-husband who is a real jerk). I have learned a valuable lesson.
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May 14th, 2008, 06:48 AM
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My daughter Leila is a "pill" baby too. I will never trust it alone again.
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May 14th, 2008, 07:09 AM
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Wow ladies, I had no idea how common this was. There are a lot of those "1%"'s out there huh. I thought my situation was pretty weird, I was in between birth controls but I'd been on it for so many years straight I really thought I was infertile! That is mostly because of the Depo, I'd been warned, but I had screwed up my BC so many times it was a miracle I didn't get pregnant sooner.
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May 14th, 2008, 09:41 AM
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yep, add me to the list! i decided after my first dd (conceived by just not being careful and not using any b/c at all) i didn't want any kids for a while. i scoped out my options and tried neuva ring, i thought it would be perfect, there is NO WAY to forget taking a pill everyday. well even with rhythm medthod and pull out SOMEHOW neuva ring failed as well... now a 15 month old (she will be 17months when the baby's due) and a newborn... it's almost more then i can bare to think about some days!
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May 15th, 2008, 10:56 AM
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I have a 10 year old who was a pill baby. So I don't trust the pill anymore.
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May 16th, 2008, 01:20 PM
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I'm a pill baby!

I got pregnant on the NuvaRing... it's bloody fool proof! However, since it thins the lining there wasn't enough there to sustain a pregnancy.
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May 17th, 2008, 07:29 PM
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I have a pill baby that is now 7. I also got pregnant with an IUD in and that is suppose to be better than the pill. Ha! I had a miscarriage though when the IUD was taken out. Then I went on the depo shot because hey the only thing better than that supposedly is getting fixed. Well I hated the depo shot, leaves me in a constant blah phase that i compare to a mild PPD which I always suffered after my kids. So now, we are back on the pill which really a few of my friends and I are taking wagers to see how long I will last before I get "knocked up." I think if I do, it's time to tie the tubes to put an end to it once and for all.
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May 18th, 2008, 10:57 AM
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I am pregnant with a PILL baby right now! I had been on b/c for 4 years!!! I can't believe how common it is! WOW
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May 18th, 2008, 08:00 PM
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My sister was a pill baby! We're 14 years apart..yea, she was a surprise!
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May 23rd, 2008, 09:18 AM
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I was on the pill when I got pregnant for my daughter.
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May 26th, 2008, 06:48 AM
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I'm pregnant on the pill too!
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May 26th, 2008, 05:02 PM
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I was on Ortho Tri-Cyclen when I got pregnant.
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May 26th, 2008, 09:36 PM
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Get this, I'm pregnant with a pill baby and I think it's genetic. Why?

My mother-in-law had three, that's right THREE, pill babies, first of which was my fiancee!! He thinks he's so funny cause the "family sperm is too tough for the pill!"
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June 1st, 2008, 09:06 AM
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all 5 of my grandmas kids are pill babies....so am i, and so is my daughter I was on the pill since I was 14, so 4 years and i got pregnant. Needless to say i got the mirena after she was born.
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Yeah I know a few people it happen to..
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