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does the mid cycle bleeding count as beginning a new period

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my girlfriend and i had sex on 12th august and took the first pill of postinor 2 and took the next pill after 12 hours. 5 days later, she experienced heavy bleeding. before taking the pill, she was supposed to have her period around 1st September before this whole incident occurred. its 5th September today and she still hasn't had her period. does the mid cycle bleeding count as the beginning of a new cycle or is she expected to still have her normal period??
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replied September 5th, 2017
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She experienced the most common side effect from the pills - withdrawal bleeding. It is like a period, only artificially caused by the pill hormones leaving her body.

The pill works by halting her natural cycle as quickly as possible to prevent ovulation. After the hormones are gone, her body must restart the cycle. There is no predictable way in which this will happen. Her menstruation will almost always be delayed for some unpredictable amount of time, and her cycles may change after that.
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replied September 6th, 2017
thanks. when should she expect her next period?
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replied September 7th, 2017
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"There is no predictable way in which this will happen."

Nobody can predict when it will arrive. Most likely it will be late, but it might even be on time.
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