I've taken 7 of the first birth control pills in the package but I am still having my period. What's going on?

Normal. If your starting a new pill it may take time to suppress the menstrual flow . It may take a while. Keep taking the pill and consult your physician.

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Is it okay that I started my period on a sunday and started birth control pills for my first round?

Yes. You should start the pill when you start your period. If that is a sunday, that is ok. You should expect to have some spotting or breakthrough bleeding for up to 3 or 4 cycles after starting the pill. By the end of the 4th or 5th pack your periods should come only at the end of the pack of pills. Read more...
Yes. I think you're asking whether it's okay to start your birth control pills on the same day your period started. If that's true, then yes. Read more...

Can I start taking birth control pills for the first time days before my period is supposed to start?

Yes. You can start the pill at any time, but i would make sure you're not pregnant by a blood test, as a urine test might not pick up an early pregnancy. The only drawback to starting a pill before your period is that you might have to put up with two or three months of abnormal bleeding. Read more...

On the 28 days birth control pills what if my period isn't off by those last seven days and it's time for me to start back the hormone pills?

Not to worry. Sometimes the period can last longer than expected, but start the new pack at the right time even if you are still bleeding. Eventually your periods should become lighter and shorter--if not, consider a pill change. Read more...

Does delaying period with birth control pills actually works? I am going to delay my period first time this month because I'm off for holiday

Delaying period. Yes, it works. Continue to take the pill through the week when you would normally start your period. If you wish to have a period the next month just stop the pill as you usually do. By starting your 1st pill on sunday, you will usually have a period during the week and not on the weekend. :)bi. Read more...