Is it normal not to bleed the full week of your period when using birth control pills?

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woman hand holding contraceptive pillsYes.  When on the Pill, the lining of your uterus doesn’t become very thick so very little blood needs to come out each month.  It is perfectly normal to have a light flow that lasts just a couple of days. However, if you have skipped pills and had sex, talk to your Health care provider about checking a pregnancy test.  For the extended cycle pills, you might have a period every 3 months or even less.