Can you tell me what you suggest if my period is late, can I start birth control on the sunday I should have?

Rule out pregnancy . If your period is late, need to rule out pregnancy. Try doing a home pregnancy test or seeing your doctor for a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant, it should be safe to start the the pills either on the first day of bleeding (easier to remember and earlier protection) or the sunday following the start of your period.

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I'm on my first month of the injection for birth control and my period is late, should I be worried?

Don't worry--common. Irregular, unpredictable bleeding is very common with the shot. Almost everyone has irregular bleeding in the first 3-6 months. At the end of one year, approximately 50% of women who started the shot are no longer having any bleeding--a plus for most women. Be sure you get your shot on time and don't get it late. Read more...

My period is late and im on birth control. What could be wrong?

Birth control could. Be a contributor. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. Read more...

I'm worry because I change my birth control 3 weeks and half and my period is late for 4 days and I have a cold to?

Pregnancy test . If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Sometimes people do not have menstrual cycle's on birth control pills. This is fairly common and can be normal. Read more...

I took postinor 2 after having unprotected sex, my period is late should I continue taking my birth control as usual?

Yes but. If you are on birth control already the you do not need to take emergency birth control. There is no reason to do that. Taking more birth control does not make the birth control you are already on work better. Just continue taking your pills. If you are concerned you might be pregnant check a pregnancy test. Read more...

My period is late. I just recently went off birth control and had unprotected sex. Could I be pregnant?

Take the test. If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. Read more...