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What can happen if you forget to take your birth control pills?

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With some pills, you may not have a period. Talk with your doctor before you start taking your pills about what to expect, and then follow your doctor's instructions about what to do if you don't have a period.

SOURCES:
The National Women's Health Information Center.

ContraceptionNet.

Seasonale.

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on December 17, 2020

SOURCES:
The National Women's Health Information Center.

ContraceptionNet.

Seasonale.

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on December 17, 2020

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