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    How to delay your period: Is it safe, and does it work?

    Updated 24 November 2023 |
    Published 16 September 2021
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    Medically reviewed by Dr. Jenna Flanagan, Academic generalist obstetrician and gynecologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts, US
    Written by Olivia Cassano
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    Whether you’re going on holiday or you experience painful PMS, it can be tempting to delay or stop your period, but is it safe? Here’s everything you need to know.

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