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ive been on the pill for a little over 10 months now could i ever get pregnant if i have sex with out a condom?

A lot of people think that it takes a really long time for birth control pills to become effective, but the truth is, the pill starts working seven days after you start taking it, if not sooner (depending on when you started the pill in relation to your period). So congratulations on taking really good care of yourself for the last ten months! If you’re taking the pill correctly and consistently, you’re protected from pregnancy by over 99% – even if you have sex without a condom.

That said, since the pill doesn’t offer any protection against STDs, using a condom every time you have sex is still a really good idea because then you’ll be protected against both STDs and pregnancy. And condoms are also a good backup method of birth control, in case you forget to take any pills. You can read more about birth control pills here. 

Tags: the pill, unprotected sex