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Can you start birth control pills anytime during your period?

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Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes you can

The typical start for for birth control pills is the first day of your period or the first sunday after your period starts.
The latter has the advantage of always starting a new pack on sunday, ending on saturday, and menstruating during the week, so your weekends are free. It is also easier for your clinician to keep track of where you are in a pack if you have questions.

In brief: Yes you can

The typical start for for birth control pills is the first day of your period or the first sunday after your period starts.
The latter has the advantage of always starting a new pack on sunday, ending on saturday, and menstruating during the week, so your weekends are free. It is also easier for your clinician to keep track of where you are in a pack if you have questions.
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