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How do you move your birth control pill start day a day later?


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December 01, 2012 1:32PM

You will lose protection if you start the new pack a day late (that is, if you go more than seven days without taking an active pill). If you do that, you must use a back up method for the first seven days of that new pack.

A better way to move your start day a day later is to take the first placebo pill in the pack as scheduled, then start your new pack the next day. Doing so will not affect protection.