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When to start pill if no clear start to period?

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AWimbaWay Fri 12-Oct-12 18:59:55

After 10 yrs off I have recently decided to start taking the pill again (yasmin). I know I'm supposed to start my first pack on the first day of my period. My problem is I have erratic periods that stop and start for about a week prior to starting properly. I've had the tiniest amount of spotting for two days now but know this could stop tomorrow before bleeding starting again heavily in a few days. I decided to take my first pill this morning. If I just ensure I use additional contraception for the next 7 days should I then be OK? confused

I do realise I should have asked my gp this at the time but I actually went in about acne and the contraceptive side of things was somewhat of an afterthought, killing two birds with one stone as it were!

AWimbaWay Fri 12-Oct-12 21:18:41

bump (I really don't want any more children)

AWimbaWay Sat 13-Oct-12 10:36:04

HELLOOOooooo

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