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Can missing 3 birth control pills affect period?

Absolutely! After missing 3 pills, most women with have breakthrough bleeding/an early period. Also, don't count on the pill for birth control. You should start over with a new pack, and using backup method (such as condoms) for a week. Read more...

Would switching birth control pills cause you to get a period?

Possibly. If you switch bcp the best way to do it is to finish one pack and the next day start the new pack. Sometimes the switch can cause break through bleeding as the body gets used to the different hormone levels in the new pill. Usually this bleeding resolves in 1-2 cycles. If not, see your doctor - the hormones levels may not be right for you. Read more...