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Is birth control still effective if your periods are irregular?

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Birth control

If your periods are irregular, oral contraceptive pills may help to give you more regular cycles.
Irregular periods are caused by not ovulating at regular intervals. This may make natural family planning impossible. And make it more difficult to know whether you are pregnant or not.

In brief: Birth control

If your periods are irregular, oral contraceptive pills may help to give you more regular cycles.
Irregular periods are caused by not ovulating at regular intervals. This may make natural family planning impossible. And make it more difficult to know whether you are pregnant or not.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

As long as you were evaluated, and no problems found, the birth control pills after a few months shouls actually regulate your periods.
As long as you take the pill correctly they should be effective.

In brief: Yes

As long as you were evaluated, and no problems found, the birth control pills after a few months shouls actually regulate your periods.
As long as you take the pill correctly they should be effective.
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Dr. Walter Kobasa
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