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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