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I’m on the Nuvaring and last time I had sex I took it out for about an hour but then put it back in. Is that ok?

Yep – you’re still protected. It’s totally fine to take the ring out every once in a while if you want to as long as you put it back in within three hours. If you take it out, just rinse it off with water and slip it right back in. You’ll still be protected from pregnancy.

-Emily at Planned Parenthood

Tags: birth control, the ring