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When should I stop taking birth control to get my period?

By Anonymous July 1, 2014 - 11:16am
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My last period started on June 28, today is Cycle Day 4. I'm starting birth control pills today. I want to schedule my next period to start on August 1. When should I stop taking the active pills in my birth control pak to make that happen?

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Hi Anon,

Thanks for your ASK. It's best to discuss with your doctor as to when should you start the pills. 



July 3, 2014 - 5:28am
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