Sep 15, 2023

How to Skip Your Period if You’re on the Birth Control Pill

Birth control pill pack with the placebos crossed out

Did you know that if you’re on the birth control pill, you can safely skip your period? 

Skipping the non-hormonal birth control pills (aka placebo pills, “sugar” pills, or reminder pills) in your pill pack won’t cause any side effects. They’re just there to help you remember to take your pill every day and start your next pack on time. If you skip the non-hormonal pills and starting your next pack without taking a break, you’ll skip your period. 

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