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I had a baby five months ago. Can I begin taking the pill again even though I haven't had my period yet?

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Dr. Danielle Salhany
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Yes. If you are breastfeeding, your period might not come back right away.
You might notice a decrease in your milk supply at 6 months as the baby starts eating solid foods and this is a common time for ovulation to occur and periods to return. Take a pregnancy test first (it could happen!).

In brief: Yes

Yes. If you are breastfeeding, your period might not come back right away.
You might notice a decrease in your milk supply at 6 months as the baby starts eating solid foods and this is a common time for ovulation to occur and periods to return. Take a pregnancy test first (it could happen!).
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