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Birth Control Failure - Now What?

Given that no birth control method is 100% effective, there is always the chance that your contraceptive fails. What leads to birth control failure? Can you prevent it? Do you have a plan incase this happens? You can choose to continue with your pregnancy with the intention of becoming a parent to the child, remain pregnant and plan to place the baby up for adoption, or you can decide to have an abortion to terminate the pregnancy.
  1. Abortion (35)
  2. Pregnancy Tests (4)
  3. Preventing Failure (10)
  4. Unplanned Pregnancy (23)

Main Reason For Contraception Failure
Find out the main action that leads to contraceptive failure.

Did My Birth Control Fail?
What if I'm pregnant? Many women may be thinking this if their period is late. Other questions you may have could include: Am I pregnant? Did my birth control fail? When will I know, and how can I tell if I'm pregnant? What do I do if I have an unintended pregnancy?

Have You Experienced Birth Control Failure?
Sharing your experience may assist others who may be searching for answers on how to handle their own birth control failure. Your advice may help someone in preventing an unplanned pregnancy.

How Do You Interpret Birth Control Failure Rates?
Confused about birth control failure rates? Learn how to interpret them, so you can determine how effective your method is.

The Link Between Weight and Birth Control Failure
One of the issues that may contribute to birth control failure is a woman’s weight. Obesity can compromise contraceptive effectiveness. Learn more about how contraceptive effectiveness can be reduced by obesity and find out contraceptive options for overweight women.

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