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Delaying a Period

I would like to postpone my period due to a vacation I have coming up. I am currently on birth control and have been for five years. I am on Junel. In order to time my period right, I would need to take a pack but extend the placebo stage to about ten days rather then seven. Is this safe? Is the birth control still effective once I start a new pack after the ten day placebo break?
Asked On : Thu, 29 Apr 2010
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Since you are supressing ovulation with contraceptive pills, there is no problem of pregnancy as such. Hence you need not worry about it.

Answered: Sat, 22 May 2010
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