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beautifulS0LE
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I just started taking my BC pills and I found out that I'll be gone in May for a month. I'm not sure if I should take my BC pills with me bc I'm scared my parents will find it. What is the best thing for me to do?
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It's best, if you can, to not discontinue your birth control pills, especially if you've just started them. By starting and stopping your pills, you're just setting yourself up for a bunch of cycle wonkiness, plus, you couldn't really rely on them as being effective in pregnancy protection for a good couple months by taking them in this way.

Do you have a purse or personal toiletry bag that you'll be taking with you? Could you slip them in there (maybe alongside some tampons in a box or a few pads) and then just take your pill when you're using the restroom in the morning or at night? That way you'd have them stored in a discreet place and could take them at a time you know you wouldn't barged in on.

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I think I could do that. Hopefully they won't find them.

Thank you!

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