I am getting married in 2 weeks time but I am due to start my period on my wedding day. I am on minesse and have been for a while, but I am planning to finish off the pack then stay off as we want to start a family soon. Can I just take this weeks pills then go onto the white pills and have my period a week early or will it mess things up? I will effectively be leaving out a weeks pills by doing this.....
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If you stop with the pills now, you will get withdrawal bleeding within 5-7 days of stopping with the pill. This bleeding however can continue and mess up things if it gets prolonged. Consider taking the entire pack and having your periods before you start with wedding preparations. You can choose not to start with the next pack and continue with your pregnancy plans. Visit your gynecologist for more details and alternate option.
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