A 37-year-old female asked:
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can i take the birth control pill while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Michael Kelber
25 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: If you are taking a Progesterone only birth control pill, you should be able to take that while nursing. Best to check with your doctor and get his/her advice.
Answered on Oct 7, 2014
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