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Wedding planning, irregular cycle

11 June, 2017

Question:

I would like to know what options are available to delay my period before I get married, if I know that I don't have a normal cycle. How would I go about getting any pills that I might need?


Answer:

Mazal tov on your upcoming wedding!

In cases such as these, it is most important to see a physician. He or she is in the best position to evaluate your medical history and to determine the cause of cycle irregularity, both of which are essential to prescribing the right medication. With a physician's prescription, you can acquire what you need at a local pharmacy.  Our free Jewish Women's Health App may be helpful to you in communicating about niddah with your physician.

When working out the exact timing of taking pills once prescribed, we do suggest consulting with your kallah teacher or getting back in touch with us. For more information, please see our article on setting a wedding date.  

Please be in touch with any further questions.


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