A 31-year-old member asked:
Are there effects of starting birth control pills half way through your cycle? what are they?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
More irreg bleeding: You are likely to get more irregular bleeding in the first month of taking the pills, if you start mid-cycle, you may get your expected period, then another withdrawal bleed at the end of the pack. Of course - you need to use a back up method for the first month of taking pills.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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