Missing a period while on birth control

Patient

Q: i am curious, i just started taking birth control in september the sunday of my period and i am almost at the end of my package, im on the first sugar pill for when i get my period! i have never missed a pill and i take them at 4 or within the last hour i have not gotten my period today like i should is itt normal to be late or miss a period !?

Symptoms:  I have period cramps and i feel as if i should be getting my period soon! and some nausea but no throwing up!
Doctor

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