What do you do when you miss a bc pill?

What do you do when you miss a bc pill?

~LaUr3n~ ~LaUr3n~
I was curious to see what women do when they miss a birth control pill. Do you make your partner do or do not do certain things? Are there rules? Don't sweet it? Etc.
Answers (public voting - your screen name will appear in the results):
Go on as normal-do nothing
Tori Rebel , fghjkl , RubenesqueAna , mrsmccormick627 , jankit , Love Obsessed , Beck , potstickers
Make him wear a condom
Naughty Student , liilii080 , Morganna , PassionQT , Angel deSanguine , darthkitt3n , C4ss , toxie m , Danielle1220 , onehotmomma , 7Miles , Dusk , MaryExy , naughtyjo , *Ashley* , dhig , Love Obsessed
Pull out
Naughty Student , Morganna , Danielle1220 , Cream in the Cupcake
No sex at all til your next pill
freshbananas , KnK , *HisMrs* , *Ashley* , MissBre
Take two pills in one day
lamira , Coralbell , RomeroB , Morganna , Jul!a , RubenesqueAna , Gatita , ZenaidaMacroura , clp , Tuesday , sbon , softcoeur , freshbananas , KnK , PussyGalore , indiglo , toxie m , Dusk , Kinkypixie , jankit , shelly8791 , Fellicity , LavenderSkies , BadgersRose , Lady Marmelade , MaryExy , Lithaewyn , *Ashley* , dhig , MIRA , padmeamidala , pasdechat , Beck , potstickers
VieuxCarre , LicentiouslyYours , Persephone Nightmare , KnK , Hot'n'Bothered , Lady Venus , froggiemoma , MaryExy , tickle me pink , mama2007 , link82 , ViVix
Total votes: 80 (61 voters)
Poll is closed
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Tori Rebel Tori Rebel
We go on as normal, since I take birth control for an ovarian cyst issue, but he is sterilized. However, when I was on it for actual birth control purposes, I would take the double pill as the package instructs, and use condoms or not have PIV sex for a week.
lamira lamira
When I forget to take a pill, I take that pill the next day with my other pill, as scheduled.
Naughty Student Naughty Student
I used to forget to take my pill often so I would take two the next day but I would tell my guy to pull out or I would make him wear a condom. Once he came inside me even if I told him to pull out...he was in the momment. I told him that I skipped a day. So the next day I didn't take a chance and I went to the pharmacie to get a plan B "the day after" pill, just to be sure.

Now, I have an IUD so no more prolbems about forgeting, yay!
fghjkl fghjkl
I think I'm over tired or something... I meant to hit other... not do nothing!

I'm on nuva ring so it doesn't really apply to me. Although... sometimes I do take it out for sex and then fall asleep without putting it back in, but it's not as big of a deal as missing a pill.

The reason I'm not on the pill is because I suuuccckkk at remembering to take pills everyday and it's too important for my stupidness. When I was with my last bf, I would forget constantly and he'd always have to wear a condom.
liilii080 liilii080
When I was on the pill, I took the next pill when I realized I missed it and made my partner wear a condom for a week to be safe. I've been on Nuvaring for 3 years now and I'd never go back to the pill if I can help it. Love the ring.
VieuxCarre VieuxCarre
I don't have to worry about missing a day because I have a ring, not a pill. It's nice to not have to remember to take a pill every single day.
Illusional Illusional
I have the depo shot, and whew I'm glad. I suck at remembering pills.
Coralbell Coralbell
I follow the instructions that came with my pills, so if I just miss one I take it when I remember then keep taking the pills as scheduled. If I missed 2 pills I would use condoms as a backup.
Jul!a Jul!a
I just double up the next day and use a condom. It's not generally a big deal unless you keep missing pills.
LicentiouslyYours LicentiouslyYours
Last time I missed a pill? 9 months later my daughter was born!
I doubled up the next day, but didn't use condoms. So, keep that in mind y'all...
Angel deSanguine Angel deSanguine
Before his vas if I missed a pill he wore a condom for the next week.
Persephone Nightmare Persephone Nightmare
I don't use the pill, I go with Depo, lol. The doctor was baffled when I nearly passed out/got sick from getting my blood drawn the other day, and that I hate needles, and yet still wanted the shot.

The reason being that I have a terrible memory and I know that I wouldn't be able to remember to take the pill every day, and last thing I need is to miss it, I'm definitely not ready for children. At least I can more easily remember an appointment every three months as opposed to taking birth control every day. That, and generally, I can handle a shot as long as it's quick. Blood drawing on the other hand, not so much.
Tuesday Tuesday
I'm not on the pill anymore, but I was for years. I used to forget all the time, then take two the next day. Skipping days here and there isn't enough for you to ovulate. At least I didn't pay a price for my forgetfulness.
mrsmccormick627 mrsmccormick627
Originally posted by ~LaUr3n~
I was curious to see what women do when they miss a birth control pill. Do you make your partner do or do not do certain things? Are there rules? Don't sweet it? Etc.
never had an issue with BC so I never worry if I miss a pill. If I miss two thats a different story. LOL
darthkitt3n darthkitt3n
If I forget, I just make him wear a condom every time we have sex for the next 7 days.
sbon sbon
I'm on Seasonique and the package says to just take the missed one as soon as you remember or as a double dose the next day, but that you will still be protected. It says to use a back up method if you miss two or more. Although pregnancy prevention isn't the reason I'm taking the pill and isn't an issue now, I would probably use a condom anyway, just in case.
freshbananas freshbananas
We usually wait two days of taking the pill normally before we start having sex again.
ninaspinkturtle ninaspinkturtle
Originally posted by ~LaUr3n~
I was curious to see what women do when they miss a birth control pill. Do you make your partner do or do not do certain things? Are there rules? Don't sweet it? Etc.
no sex til i take the pill
I don't think I actually have sex enough (with someone else) for this to be enough of a problem for me. I often do forget. I tried taking my pill at night, but it gave me insomnia. I really don't have a regular schedule, so I'm considering another form of contraception
Hot'n'Bothered Hot'n'Bothered
I'm on a pill that I can't just double up on to catch up.

So we just abstain.....But really I forget so infrequently that it's not an issue.
Lady Venus Lady Venus
Other. I'm not on the pill, I'm tied.
indiglo indiglo
With the pill I take, the instructions are if you miss one pill, just take 2 the next day at your normal time and you don't need a backup birth control method. I'm cool with that.
Danielle1220 Danielle1220
Pull out and condom...don't have to worry about any o that now though...tubes are tied!
onehotmomma onehotmomma
condoms! but in all honesty we use condoms all the time when I was on the pill after our bc failed. I was just taking pills to help regulate my period, Unfortunately my body doesn't respond to hormones that well lol
Kinkypixie Kinkypixie
Originally posted by Danielle1220
Pull out and condom...don't have to worry about any o that now though...tubes are tied!
The first two, but my tubes arent tied
jankit jankit
I'm dating a FtM guy, so we don't have to worry about conceiving, per se. Business as usual~
BadgersRose BadgersRose
It depends on where in my cycle I am...If it is at the start of a new cycle then he has to use a condom same if it is in the middle but at the end of my cycle I just carry on as normal.
froggiemoma froggiemoma
tubes are tied , but before was on depro shot , if i had to remember to take pills id be screwed
MaryExy MaryExy
I always keep the booklet that comes with my pills. It says in there whether a second birth control method should be used. I've always followed that (for making up pills, too)
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