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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wanna know if i can use Plan B while breastfeeding my baby, and if there is any side effect on the baby?
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 : 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