7 Reasons Why Your Period Is Late

Other than the fact you might be pregnant.

why your period is late but not pregnant

Most of us know roughly how our menstrual cycle is. Although it differs according to individuals, on average, it lies between 28 and 32 days. Keeping track of your menstrual cycle is important because an irregular cycle can point towards serious health issues, including cervix cancer. Most women also use their menstrual cycle as an indicator on whether they could be pregnant. If you’re sexually active and your period arrived late, it might be good to reach out for a pregnancy test kit. But pregnancy is not the only reason for your period to come late. Here are other factors that might cause your crimson wave to be delayed.

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Text: Dawn Chen / Shape Singapore / January 2018
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