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When is the birth control pill started?

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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Different options

Some pills have a sunday start and you just start them the first sunday after your period starts.
Others have stickers so you can start on any day. With these you can either start the first day of your period or the first day you get your prescription. Talk to your doctor about the differences in time until you're protected and side effects with the different options.

In brief: Different options

Some pills have a sunday start and you just start them the first sunday after your period starts.
Others have stickers so you can start on any day. With these you can either start the first day of your period or the first day you get your prescription. Talk to your doctor about the differences in time until you're protected and side effects with the different options.
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