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A 29-year-old female asked:

I took 9 pills of a birth control pack, and then missed 5. i am now bleeding. tomorrow being sunday, should i just start a new pack of pills?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
I would consider : Either starting a new pack or continuing the old, and, without skipping any, start the new pack. It will push your menstrual period back but remember there are some pills which are continous for 3 months. Also consider that you may have ovulated this month. Consider using back up on the contraception over the next 2 weeks or so. Gdluc.
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Last updated Aug 31, 2013

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