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Delay pill cycle. Can I? When else can I take them?

I m getting married in the history of 28-9, but I have a problem I am in this period will be two sessions monthly and I want to delay taking the pill cycle ... My question is when to take them? Whether it helps in the prevention of pregnancy? Knowing my fiance and I do not want to have children during the first year of marriage ....
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Jan 2016
Hallow Dear,

Birth control pills are very good for delaying the period. These pills have to be started in one a day dose at least 7 days prior to the expected menses. Continue the pills till you are OK to have menses. After discontinuing the pills, within 4-7 days you should get the withdrawal bleeding.

In fact, the exact timing of this withdrawal bleeding cannot be predicted; hence better take the pills till you are ready for menses.

Considering your requirement of postponing the pregnancy for few years, I would suggest you to start the birth control pills regularly from the day 2 of the next menses. Continue this pills cyclically till you are ready for the pregnancy. It will serve your both the purposes - delaying the period and contraception.

I hope this helps you.

Dr. Nishikant Shrotri
Answered: Thu, 14 Jul 2016
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