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switching birth control pills

I took my 7 days of dummy pills (ortho-low) and began my new prescription of YAZ. I took them for 6 days and had unprotected sex (not actually willingly). Then I fulfilled my month worth of YAZ, well now it has been 4 days that I have been on the YAZ dummie pills and have not started my period. I only have 2 more dummie pills left then I start my new pack. Is it possible to get pregnant switching pills and or is it normal to not have a period the first time switching to a new brand?
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replied February 27th, 2009
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It is unlikely you are pregnant. When I was on BC, I never started my period until after I'd stopped the sugar pills and started in on the birth control pills.

You might have a different cycle now that your birth control is different. If you are afraid you may be pregnant, the prudent thing to do would be to take a pregnancy test.

Good luck!
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replied April 13th, 2009
I'm might be in the same situation as you were. Curious to know what happen. Are you pregnant?
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