Capital Health (N.S.). Termination of Pregnancy Unit.
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Birth control pills are more than 99% effective when taken properly. Some medications that make birth control pills less effective are listed. You can become pregnant if you forget a pill or if you are 4 hours late in taking a pill. The best action to take if you miss 1 pill, miss 2 pills or miss your period is given. The benefits and disadvantages of birth control pills are given.