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normal to miss your period the first month on loestrin 24?

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I've been on the loestrin 24 for a month and a week. I had unprotected sex after I had been on it for two weeks but he pulled out. I did the same thing once more and once with a condom. My period has never came. Can it be normal to miss your period the first month?
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replied February 24th, 2012
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It is normal that your body will take some time to adjust to being on the pill. You might have irregular periods for a few months. I wouldn't worry at this point, but you might want to take a home pregnancy test about a week after your missed period just to be double sure.

Please keep in mind that you are not protected against pregnancy the first month you are on the pill. It is advisable that you use a secondary form of protection, like a condom. Although the "pull out" method is not great, it is probably okay since you are on birth control. If it were me, I would take a test just to be sure, but I am sure you have nothing to worry about.
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