Birth Control, Missed Period, but Spotting

Patient

Q: Hello, in July I started birth control with the brand called Lo LoestrinFe. I missed my period in September which I was usually supposed to get it but all i really had was a lot of spotting but not enough for me to consider it a period. A couple weeks into the month the spotting began again and stopped and now it has begun again. I'm really worried that I could be pregnant. But I'm hoping that It is because I am new to birth control. Please help!

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