Is it safe to skip periods on birth control?

Reproductive Health

Yes, you can safely skip periods on hormonal birth control. Menstrual periods are often no fun. Aside from the hassle, they can also cause cramps, heavy bleeding, headaches, and mood symptoms. In severe cases, periods can be disabling, disrupting work, school, family life, and self-care. Wouldn’t it be great to just skip them? You actually