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Hello there. Yes a period can be delayed if you have missed some of your Birth Control pills.

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Q: Can the birth control pill make your period late?
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Can starting your birth control before your period make your period late?

Yes, it can make your period late. You should expect it according to the type of birth control you're using. If you're not sure when, call the prescriber to ask for information specific to your situation.

You put on a birth control patch a week late Can it make your period late?

Your period may be late if you started the birth control patch a week late. If you had sex during that time, you may be at risk for pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test to be sure.

Can staring your birth control 3 weeks late make your period come late as well?


Can changing medications make your period late?

If the medications is for your period or due to a hormonal problem or Birth Control then this can delay your period. Any other medication shouldn't effect your period.

Why would your period be a day late and spotting when you take birth control regularly?

The birth control pill can make your period lighter. "A day late" is within the norm for women on or off the pill. If you're expecting that the pill will make your period always come on a Tuesday, four weeks apart, you are likely to be disappointed. For some women the pill makes the period this predictable, but they are the exception.

Does missing birth control nuva ring make your period late?

Putting Nuva Ring late, or stopping use of Nuva Ring, can change your bleeding pattern.

Can the birth control patch make your period shorter?

The birth control patch normally makes a woman's period shorter and lighter. This change happens with all hormonal birth control.

CAN birth control make you loose a baby?

Birth control pills can make you miss your period, but I do not think you can loose your baby.

What are some birth control pills that make your period lighter?

In general, all birth control pills, as well as the patch and ring and the Mirena IUD, make your period lighter.

When your period is late do your emotions control it?

your emotions dont control but, but you can make your self late. if you are stressed or worried about being pregnant you can cause you period to be late, its not controld by emotions but stress dosent help

Can birth control deregulate your period?

It should make your period more regular.

What if your period irregular what to do to make it regulate?

Birth control usually does the trick to regulate your period.

Will birth control make you not have a period?

No, it'll just make them lighter and shorter.

Can new birth control affect period?

Yes, birth control can effect your period. It messes with your hormones, so it can make your body go out of whack like messing with your period or gaining weight.

Can stress cause you to skip a period?

Stress can cause you to skip a period, as well as sometimes can make your period come earlier. Also, periods an be late because of medications, pregnancy, birth control pills, illness,etc.

What happens if you dont get your period after you start the sugar pills in your birth control?

Sometimes your periods are late or non-existent on the birth control pill. If you have missed pills or are concerned you can take a pregnancy test. Missing birth control pills will decrease the effectiveness of them preventing you from becoming pregnant. The birth control pills will not make the pregnancy test come up positive.

What can you do to make your period not come on for a while?

What you can do to make your period not come on for a while is to use some form of hormonal birth control. Not all forms of birth control delay or stop menstruation in all women but some do, such as the contraceptive injection and 28 day birth control pill.

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.

Can birth control make your period lighter than usual?

Yes, that's a typical side effect of hormonal birth control.

Can birth control make your period really long?

Not usually. They make then lighter and not as long.

Will taking birth control and different times of the day make a period late?

Yes. As directed by all doctors and on the instruction labels of all birth control pills, you are supposed to take your birth control everyday and at the same time. If you take your birth control at different times everyday, it is not allowing the birth control to adapt in your body the way it is supposed to and it decreases the effectiveness of the birth control as well. Some side effects of taking your pill at different times of each day may include: pregnancy, late/irregular periods, and spotting or breakthrough bleeding.

Starting period early on birth control?

Most kinds of birth control will regulate your period, but will not make them 100% predictable. You can still have spotting and periods that start a few days early, or a few days late. However, if this early period is a heavier than normal flow for you, and/or if you experience very painful cramping, you should contact your doctor.

What does it mean when your period is late?

It could mean a number of things. Menstrual cycles can often change making your period late or early. Hormon levels in your body can make your period late. Sometimes you can even miss periods entirely for no reason at all. The most likely cause of a late period if you are sexually active with one or no form of birth control or contraceptive and are of young healthy childbearing age is pregnancy.

Can the birth control pill delay your period?

While the birth control pill tends to make your period more regular, it can also cause a missed or late period. If you haven't missed any pills, there's no special need to worry about pregnancy. If you've missed pills, or if it's your second missed period in a row, take a pregnancy test and contact your health care provider.

If you take 2 birth control pills a day will your period come earlier?

No this will not make your period come earlier. You should only take 1 birth control pill a day.