A 46-year-old member asked:
Can I take birth control pills while breastfeeding?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Katherine Sutherland answered
42 years experience in Gynecology
Yes: During breastfeeding, you can use progesterone-only birth control pills. You should avoid estrogen containing pills because they can decrease your milk supply. Other Progesterone only forms of contraception that are useful postpartum are depo-provera, the Implanon implant, and the levonorgesterol iud.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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