Im taking birthcontrol pills, if i decide that i dont want to have a period this month and just skip my period pills will this be ok?

That is a good question. Yes,

That is a good question. Yes, you can indeed skip the inert pills to change the day your period comes, but you should first talk to your doctor or pharmacist for details. This practice can compromise the effectiveness of the pill. You might also ask your doctor about a type of combined oral contraceptive pill called extended cycle pills, where women get their periods only four times a year. It works in the same way, by reducing the number of pill-free intervals which trigger menstruation. Some women think it is very nice having fewer periods, although others think it is quite unnatural.

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Dr. Williams

Monnica Williams, Ph.D.
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