Is there any time while on the pill that you can get pregnant

Patient

Q: Hi,

My girlfriend is on the pill (28 day pack) and says that for the first 7 days of each new pack that she could fall pregnant if she had unprotected sex. Is this right? I think she has this wrong, and it's only the first 7 days of a new pack if she has not taken the pill before or for some time.

Could you clear this up for us please.

Thanks

Doctor

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