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Can You Take Plan B While Breast Feeding
I wanted to know if it was safe to take Plan B while breast feeding the information in the box says its ok but I wanted a professional opinion thanks ?
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Just had a baby 7/10/14, breast feeding partially, had unprotected sex 7/20/14, "pull out method". Can and should I take Plan B?
I just had my baby a month ago , and i'm breastfeeding. Can i still breast feed after taking Plan B one-step?
Progestin only pill: The progestin only pills (such as plan b) are considered to be the safest while breast feeding From the in package information for plan b: "no adverse effects of progestin-only pills have been found on breastfeeding performance or on the health, growth, or development of the infant. However, isolated post-marketing cases of decreased milk production have been reported" ...Read more
I am 5 days away from having a baby, what is a good diet plan to follow? And I will not be breast feeding so is there certain vitamins I should take?
Veggie-rich,consider: I recommend a diet rich in organic fruits & veggies, nuts & seeds, esp. green veggies that are rich in magnesium. Avoid GMO foods- see http://bit.ly/19XAX7E Continue your prenatal vit. PLEASE consider breastfeeding- even only a few weeks protects your baby from many serious illnesses & has life-long health benefits- if you love your baby give it this irreplaceable gift! See http://bit.ly/1lceHGV ...Read more
Hi i delivered my baby 8 months back n i breast feed her. Took Plan B pill today morn. Can i continue my feed? Does it create any problems?
No problems.: Plan b is a progesterone. We often use Progesterone only birth control pills during breast feeding. It's not harmful. Taking Plan B within 72 hours of the sex, decreases risk of pregnancy to below 1%. But also think about getting on a n effective contraceptive for the longer run. ...Read more
Hi dr,I'm a breastfeeding mum of 3.5 months old baby& still exclusively breast feed. If I take postinor2 for emergency, will it b ok for my milk supply&my bub? Since my baby haven't get anything yet but breastmilk. Thank you.
I've just stop breast feeding my son because he turn 1 two days ago how long does it take for the pain to go away? What can I use for the pain?
Prenatal vitamins: Prenatal vitamins are recommended during breast feeding. The breast milk will begin to strip some nutrients from your body (calcium from your bones, etc) & these vitamins assure you will have enough of these specific nutrients available so the baby can get them in adequate amounts & not deplete your body in the process. ...Read more
1-3 days generally: You can use cabbage leaves on your breasts to help reduce the pain. ...Read more
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