Your Period is Late - #MYCONTRACEPTION

LATE PERIOD? PLAYING THE WAITING GAME IS HARD

IT'S IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER YOU'RE NOT ALONE

Variation in your cycle is totally normal. Even if you're usually like clockwork, there are a number of reasons why your period could be late – from pregnancy to stress, or sudden weight loss or gain. If you've recently had unprotected sex, or if there's a chance your contraception hasn't worked as it should, here are some things to consider.

OTHER CAUSES OF LATE PERIODS

There are many reasons other than pregnancy for your period to be late. Consider these factors, and consult your doctor or nurse if you think one or more apply to you:

WHAT TO DO NEXT

There are many reasons other than pregnancy for your period to be late. Consider these factors, and consult your doctor or nurse if you think one or more apply to you:

ALTERNATIVE CONTRACEPTION METHODS

If your usual contraception recently let you down, if a late period has caused you concern, or if your current method doesn’t fit your lifestyle, consider these contraception methods:

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NEED ADVICE? SPEAK TO YOUR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL.

Seek out an appointment with your doctor or nurse for further support that is specific to you and your lifestyle.

Is It Okay?

CONSIDER THIS

Withdrawal has a huge capacity for human error. As some sperm can be released before orgasm, the withdrawal method should only be considered if you’re comfortable with the risk of conceiving. It does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases.

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CONSIDER THIS

The pill should be taken at the same time every day – a missed birth control pill can compromise your protection from unplanned pregnancy. If taking the pill at the same time every day doesn’t suit your lifestyle, it might be worth exploring other contraceptive methods.   

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