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Amy asks you how it is possible that she got pregnant on the pill. 


What are some reasons that you are aware of?

References for this Activity
1. Fisher, W.A., Black, A. Contraception in Canada: A review of method choices, characteristics, adherence and approaches to counselling. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2007: 176(7); 953-961.

 For more information on method choices, adherence, and counselling on contraceptive use in Canada, please see the following article in the CMAJ: Review Article


At this point, Amy may be feeling a lot of self-blame, and it is important to address how she’s feeling and to ensure that she has appropriate support.


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