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Hormonal Birth Control works by overriding your menstrual cycles, suppressing your cycles so that you no longer ovulate - as you no longer ovulate it means that you no longer menstruate. The bleeding women experience on the pill is a withdrawal bleed caused by the drop in synthetic hormones when going from active to inactive pills, not menstruation. Withdrawal bleeds can be lighter than menstrual bleeds because one way the pill works is to prevent secondary uterus lining build-up (as a back-up to changing cervical mucus and preventing ovulation) so that if there was a fertilised egg it couldn't implant.

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Q: After taking yasmin birth control pills for 3 months you had less amount of period?
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You had a period 2 months after you gave birth you have been taking birth control for 3 months stopped nursing and have missed 2 periods What could be the reason for missing your period?

the birth control is probably it.


Is it normal to miss your period the next month while taking Yaz birth control?

I've been on yaz for 5 months and never miss a period


Can you use the pill to stop periods two months in a row?

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How can you get your period without taking birth control?

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Is it okay if you have taken your birth control but skipped periods and now they are catching up to you and you have your period?

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Can you use birth control pills to delay or stop period?

Sometimes it can delay ur period but it wont stop it ... the shots stops ur period for three months tho Actually, if you're on the mono kind of pill you can choose when to have your period by simply starting a new pack when you reach the placebo week. If you've been taking the pill for a few months you shouldn't get your period until a couple of days after not taking it.


If a woman is breastfeeding and stops taking a birth control how long does it usually take for her period to become regular again?

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What if you stop taking pills after your period last month then had sex this month without protection and no pills and you miss your period then on the same day you start taking the pills not the morn?

You're probably pregnant, and no amount of birth control is going to reverse it.


When should you start taking birth control pills to delay your period?

A couple months prior to wanting your period delayed, some women experience breakthrough bleeding for the fist weeks after starting the pill.


Should you get your period around the same days after stopping taking birth control pills?

No you will unfortunately not get your period around the same time as you previously did. It will take 3 months for the hormones in birth control to be out of your system and because of this it can take this long for your periods to regulate themselves.


Is there any way you can make your period come sooner or make it last for a shorter amount of time?

Hello The only way to make your period arrive earlier than usual for you is by taking birth control pills and by missing some pills or you can miss a period completely by continuing to take birth control pills instead of going onto the sugar pills. But you can only do this when you've been on birth control pills for about two months because the first month will be all over the place. Birth control pills do make your period lighter, less painful and can make your period shorter.