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still get period after taking active pills if pregnant?

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I'm not sure if this is a dumb question but i'm on the pill(monofeme) and i was just wondering if you get pregnant while your on it and don't know will you still get your period after taking all the active pills?
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replied July 24th, 2011
Hi,
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Most hormonal contraceptive pills start giving you effective protection after 3-4 weeks of regular use. If you have unprotected intercourse before this time, you can get pregnant. No birth control measure is 100% effective, you can experience contraceptive failure resulting in pregnancy, hence using two methods gives you higher protection. Sometimes you can have breakthrough bleeding while being on active pills due to hormonal changes in your body. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further assistance. If spotting/breakthrough bleeding is persistent, you may consider requesting for changing to alternate birth control measures/pills.
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