A member asked:

Should i take ortho micronor? i have endometriosis and became pregnant with my daughter in november of 2010; she is now 6 months old and i am exclusively breastfeeding. i have ortho micronor and i have a few questions: will this birth control method relie

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Mary Engrav answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

The : The safety is listed as "safety conditional", because there are no large studies that demonstrate its safety. The safest thing would be to use condoms until you are no longer breastfeeding.

Answered 10/3/2016


Dr. Michael Swor answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Good option: Progesterone only pills like micronor (norethindrone) re safe and effective for birth control in most nursing mothers. The constant steady low dose hormone is a deterrent to endometriosis too.

Answered 10/23/2017



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