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July 15th, 2012, 02:02 PM
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I've only been dating my boyfriend for three and a half months. I'm unemployed, barely a student, on disability, and hadn't planned on having children until I was married and healthy... Thus my use of birth control pills, used perfectly and never forgotten, since I'm on several time-sensitive medications and had an alarm to remind me every day.

So hoooow in the heck did I still manage to become pregnant still? It's beyond me, but I'm oddly at peace with it. I feel like things happen for a reason, and everything will work out in the end. In fact, my mom conceived me while on BC pills.

So here's the question -- how many of you became pregnant while on BC, and how long did it take you to realize that you were?
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July 15th, 2012, 05:50 PM
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I was just lurking around and saw this, I got pregnant in 2006 while on Tricyclen Lo. It was just before starting my 4th pack when I realize I hadn't had my offf week period. Got a test, didn't even tell anyone, really didn't expect it to be positive, just wanted to rule it out before I started my next pack.. Barely finished peeing on it and it was blazingly positive.

For me, I feel it happened because she is meant to be here with me and 5 years later I wouldn't ever trade her for anything. Named her Rachel and I tell her all the time she is my "Rae" of sunshine It took me a couple days to come to terms with it, wasn't a good time for a new baby but, having had 2 kids before her, I knew that this time next year when she is here and only a couple months old I would already not be able to imagine my life without her..

Good luck!!
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July 15th, 2012, 06:31 PM
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Oh hunny I'm part of that 1% I took my BC religiously. Mainly bc I am in the middle of a divorce and we are allowed to see other ppl... well I was seeing someone and I'm pretty sure he had super sperm bc... here I am 5 weeks pregnant with his kiddo... I am at peace with it now but when I found out... I literally cried for 2 days straight... but EVERYTHING does happen for a reason and life goes on...
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July 15th, 2012, 11:33 PM
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Oh hunny I'm part of that 1% I took my BC religiously. Mainly bc I am in the middle of a divorce and we are allowed to see other ppl... well I was seeing someone and I'm pretty sure he had super sperm bc... here I am 5 weeks pregnant with his kiddo.
Yea I'm in the same EXACT boat! Been dating my guy for only a month and here I am 4 weeks pregnant.

And I too am part of that one percent.
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July 16th, 2012, 10:14 AM
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Lots of us in the same area. I'm just glad that I noticed the off week wasn't happening. Actually, I caught it so fast, I think that my boyfriend suspects that I did it on purpose. \:
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