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Accidentally Took Week 1 Pill 1 on Saturday, not Sunday.

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I accidentally took my first active pill meant for Sunday on Saturday instead, the last day of my placebo pills. I didn't realize what i had done until Sunday night when i went to take my pill. Flustered and freaking out, I decided to just do nothing.

I got back on track Monday night and have since taken my pills correctly and at the right time (Monday's pill was taken 20 or so minutes early due to an activity i was doing at school, and since i hadn't taken a pill on Sunday) but every pill since has been right on time and schedule, like clockwork. I've been on the same brand of pills for over 3 years now and I've only messed up this one time.

I would like to know just how badly I have messed myself up here, as in could I have increased my risk of ovulating that Sunday night/Monday when I didn't take my pill? I didn't notice, and haven't noticed since, any ECM that indicated ovulation or anything, in fact up till today, Friday, my mucous has been the same consistency it always is; thick and creamy (TMI, i'm so sorry).Today's has been maybe a little more watery, but still relatively thick.

I ask because i have seen so much conflicting material and advice from multiple sites and sources; one source says I should be fine if I fully skipped just the 1 pill, others say no everything is messed up now. Any advice or info would be helpful!
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replied April 8th, 2018
Hello.
Welcome to this forum.
This pill is highly effective if you take it regularly. Again, a single pill miss or delay doesn't throw you in the ocean of fertility. You will definitely remain protected. Don't worry so much. But try to take them regularly.
Hope I can address your query. Please visit your doctor if there is any further confusion as without a clinical examination it is not possible to opine through an online medical forum.
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replied April 8th, 2018
Hello.
Welcome to this forum.
This pill is highly effective if you take it regularly. Again, a single pill miss or delay doesn't throw you in the ocean of fertility. You will definitely remain protected. Don't worry so much. But try to take them regularly.
Hope I can address your query. Please visit your doctor if there is any further confusion as without a clinical examination it is not possible to opine through an online medical forum.
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replied April 8th, 2018
Hello.
Welcome to this forum.
This pill is highly effective if you take it regularly. Again, a single pill miss or delay doesn't throw you in the ocean of fertility. You will definitely remain protected. Don't worry so much. But try to take them regularly.
Hope I can address your query. Please visit your doctor if there is any further confusion as without a clinical examination it is not possible to opine through an online medical forum.
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replied April 14th, 2018
Thank you so much! I didn't realize I had gotten a reply until now. I'm definitely going to be more careful with all of my pill packs from now on!
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