A female 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
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Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
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.
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Dr. Michael Sworanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
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.
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Last updated Oct 23, 2017
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