Starting birth control

Patient

Q: Im a 23 year old female. im getting married after a couple of months. im still a virgin, i would like to know when should i start taking birth control pills just a week before my marriage or months before. i know that we take 1st pill on 5th day of menstrual cycle. i still have 3 periods before geting married so should i do it in last period. my husband has agreed and we will b making out for the first time after our marriage. also i would like to know that will my cyclical breast tenderness get better with ocps coz i experience mastalgia in last 12 days of my cycle?

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