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Is Plan B Safe While Breastfeeding
I am 4 weeks postpartum and had unprotected sex. Is it safe to take Plan B while breastfeeding my baby?
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
I am a mother to an 11month old boy and still breastfeeding. Well I would like to know if the pill Plan B one step is safe while breastfeding help?
Please see:: Http://ec. Princeton. Edu/questions/ecfeeding. Html. "using progestin-only emergency contraceptive pills once will probably not affect either the quantity or quality of the milk your breasts are producing. Although some hormones may be passed on through a mother’s breast milk, your child is not likely to experience any adverse effects from it." however, Ella (ulipristal acetate) label recommends against it. ...Read more
Wanna know if I can use Plan B while breastfeeding my baby, and if there is any side effect on the baby?
NO plan B RX.: Rx given during breast feeding affects the baby. ...Read more
Can I take a Plan B pill while breastfeeding? I just had my baby two months ago and I had a scare last night and want to make sure that I can take a Plan B pill and not harm my baby in the process.
Plan b or any other form of progestin-only emergency contraception is considered safe while breast feeding. Even though small amounts of the hormone may pass through into the breast milk, it will not harm your baby nor will it effect your breast milk quality or quantity.
That being said, most women who are exclusively breast feeding in the first 6 months after having a baby will not ovulate and cannot get pregnant. Just to be safe, though, if you absolutely do not want to get pregnant again, using Plan B is the safest way to go. Good luck! ...Read more
Hello. I'm a breastfeeding mom. How long Plan B one-step pill stays in the system after taking it. When can I start breastfeeding again?
I am still breastfeeding. I took Plan B on friday and sex on saturday and condom broke. Can I still get pregnant?
Possible: Anytime you have unprotected sex, there is a possibility of pregnancy. Breast feeding is not a reliable birth control and condoms are not 100% (about 85% if used perfectly). Always use condoms for std protection and another effective birth control method when you have sex, if being a parent is not something you want at this time! ...Read more
Baby is a month old and I have been exclusively breastfeeding her. Husband and I had sex and the condom slipped off. Can I safely take plan b?
I am breastfeeding. How long does plan B stay in your system? I am worried about taking plan be and what it will do to my 6 month old. I am exclusively breastfeeding but worried about getting pregnant because now is definitely not the time.
Not a concern: The progesterone hormone in Plan B is safe to take while breastfeeding and will not harm your child. Exclusive breastfeeding will provide you with some protection but you might want to discuss with your doctor about going on the "mini pill" for better reliability. This is a better option that episodically using Plan B. ...Read more
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
How will I know if Plan B one step worked if I'm breastfeeding with no period. Will I end up having my period?
Plan b: Check a pregnancy test in two weeks. See you obgyn for the nursing pill, . ...Read more
4 weeks pp, breastfeeding, recently hadHe didn't cum inside me, I've taken 3 days of birth control including today. Can I take plan b?
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, im a breastfeeding mom, my baby is 2 weeks old, and I would like to know if im able to drink the plan b? would I have to stop breastfeeding?
Plan b ones step work when ovulation? I've been breastfeeding my daughter of 17 months haven't had a period. Took Plan B 40hrs after unprotected sex.
Yes: Plan b works best when taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex or contraceptive misadventure (failure) by preventing ovulation. Obviously, if you've just ovulated, then that doesn't help but it might prevent fertilization or implantation. Check out http://www. Planbonestep. Com/faqs. Aspx. If you don't want to have another child just yet, go see your doc to discuss your birth control options. ...Read more
I am 8 weeks postprtm. My husband and I had unprtctd sex last night Did not ejaculate in me. I am breastfeeding and no period yet. Can I take plan b?
Currently breastfeeding 3 month old. Had unprotected sex & took plan b on 3rd day. Spotting 6 days after sex 3 days after pill. Implantation bleeding?
Too early to call!: You have to wait a while because your story is confusing!! If still confused in 2-3 weeks run a pregnancy test from your first morning specimen! ...Read more
3 months postpartum breastfeeding and just started nora Be this Sunday If I have sex what's the chance of getting pregnant? Can I take plan B pill if breastfeeding June in case?
Please consult this site for more information on this topic:
http://ec. Princeton. Edu/questions/ecfeeding. Html
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
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?
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?
Unlikely: It's unlikely you ovulated just a week after delivery and if you are breast feeding. ...Read more
I am going to have my baby in december. I am very fertile. I tried preventing this baby with plan b, but it didn't work. Which birth control pill will work for me after I have my baby? I plan to breastfeed.
Talk to you r doc: About fro rivera shots. They are convenient, effective, and if you get your shot every 3rd month on time never heard of an unwanted baby. ...Read more
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