The Surprising Fact Shay Mitchell Never Knew About Birth Control


Dr. Beth McAvey, fertility specialist in Progyny’s Provider Network and from RMA of NY, is featured in an article by Tehrene Firman for Well+Good.

The article, “The Surprising Fact Shay Mitchell Never Knew About Birth Control” highlights common mistakes when taking the pill.

“There should be no difference in effectiveness of a combined oral contraceptive pill if only two hours has passed. However, certain progestin-only contraceptive pills are less effective with longer elapses,” Dr. McAvey says. “If your birth control pill is a progestin-only pill and more than three hours have elapsed, I would recommend using a backup contraception method for the next several days.”

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