Q&A: Birth Control Pill Effectiveness: How Long Does It Take?

When I first started taking the birth control pill last year, it was just to make my period regular – I wasn’t having sex. Now I am thinking about having sex, but I’m not sure when it’s safe to do so. Can I have sex at any time without getting pregnant as long as I take the pill? Or do I have to wait a while first?

Q&A: The Morning After Pill & Frequent Emergency Contraception Use

I’ve been having sex with my boyfriend for a little over a month. Already I have had to take the morning after pill twice after unprotected sex. Then, today, we determined I should take it again. The previous times I have taken it, it caused a few days to a week of bleeding. Would that be considered my period?