A 35-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to take ortho tri-cyclen lo while pregnant or breastfeeding?
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Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: If you become pregnant while taking birth control pills --occurs in about 5% of users--there is no harm to your baby. Stop them as soon as your pregnancy test is positive. While many women will maintain adequate milk production on combination pills (estrogen & progesterone), some women will notice a decline. So most of the time a Progesterone only pill is recommended.
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