Rules For Taking Birth Control Pills After Menstruation?
Good morning, I’m from Kendari, I want to ask you about the birth control pill. I just want to take the KB pill but I just finished menstruating, can I still take the KB pill when I finish my period without taking the yellow KB pill first? Thanks before
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Starting to use birth control pills is best when you are menstruating. If you start taking birth control pills while you are menstruating, you do not need to have a prenatal check up and you can have sexual intercourse immediately without the need for additional protection because you are already protected from pregnancy. If you want to start taking birth control pills after you have menstruated (or at any time outside of your period), it must be ensured beforehand that you are not pregnant and you must use additional protection (such as using a condom) during sexual intercourse in the first 7 days after take birth control pills.
If during menstruation you do not have sex, then most likely you are not pregnant. If at the end of your menstruation there is a history of sexual intercourse, then you should check the pregnancy first (although small, there is a possibility of pregnancy).
Birth control pills, amounting to 28, consist of 21 active pills, namely pills containing hormones, and 7 placebo pills, which are pills that do not contain hormones. ALWAYS start taking birth control pills from pills that contain hormones first (usually placed in the first row). Make sure you use additional protection if you want to have sex in the first 7 days after taking birth control pills. You should take your birth control pill regularly every day at about the same time. Before starting birth control pills you also have to make sure that you already know complete information about the birth control pills you are taking. You can read on the sheet included when you buy birth control pills or ask for information from your doctor or midwife who provides birth control pills for you.
The following are articles that you can read about birth control pills.
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