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Is it safe to take a progestin only contraceptive while breastfeeding?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Progestin only pills are safe while breastfeeding because it does not decrease your supply.
You need to take these at the same time every day to be most effective.

In brief: Yes

Progestin only pills are safe while breastfeeding because it does not decrease your supply.
You need to take these at the same time every day to be most effective.
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
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Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Birth control

Yes, it is safe. A Progesterone only oral birth control pill is the only type of oral hormonal birth control that is recommended while breast feeding.
Oral birth control pills containing estrogen will cause a decrease in breast milk production.

In brief: Birth control

Yes, it is safe. A Progesterone only oral birth control pill is the only type of oral hormonal birth control that is recommended while breast feeding.
Oral birth control pills containing estrogen will cause a decrease in breast milk production.
Dr. Henry Garcia
Dr. Henry Garcia
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