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What is the best birth control option for nursing moms? Other than the mirena (levonorgestrel).
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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Mini pill
The estrogen in most birth control pills will have a negative effect on breast feeding.
The "mini pill" or Progesterone only pill has much less of an impact. It is a little different i there is no week of placebo pills, and ideally will have no bleeding.

In brief: Mini pill
The estrogen in most birth control pills will have a negative effect on breast feeding.
The "mini pill" or Progesterone only pill has much less of an impact. It is a little different i there is no week of placebo pills, and ideally will have no bleeding.
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