So…you’ve missed a period. You were expecting it, then the day came and went… and there was no blood to be seen. GASP. What do you do? First things first: don’t automatically assume you’re pregnant (we will get to that later). There are actually quite a few reasons you might have missed a period. No matter what the reason is, though, one thing is for sure: it can be really annoying, scary, and it can throw your whole week or month off. I get it, I’ve been there. It SUCKS. But aside from having a panic attack, there are some things you have to do if your period is late or just disappeared all together. Not all hope is lost, I promise!
Whether your period is just super late or MIA, you have to do this stuff to make sure that you are healthy, and to try and make sure your next period comes on time (or at all). Sometimes, missing your period is no big deal, and other times it could indicate something a little more serious, so it’s important to cover all of your bases. If you’ve noticed your monthly visitor is MIA and you’re frantically Googling, “Can I be pregnant even if I’ve never had sex?” or “Could I can be pregnant if my boyfriend came on my thigh three months ago and then I didn’t shower after?” please take a deep breath, relax, and read this. Here are some things you need to do right now if your period is late:
What do you do after you miss a period? Tell us in the comments!