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A 26-year-old female asked:

Hi dr,i'm a breastfeeding mum, i hv taken postinor2. is it ok if keep breastfeed. i read that small amount of levonorgestrel does pass to the infant?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Safe for use: Progesterone is safe for use while breastfeeding. Consider starting on long term birth control. There are many options while breastfeeding.

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