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If I start using birth control for the first time can it mess up my breast milk?
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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We generally recommend staying away from estrogen containing birth control methods.
They do not harm the breastmilk but they will decrease the production. Non estrogen containing methods are better choices like the "mini" pill, depoprovera shot, implanon, Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud and paragard iud.

In brief: More complicated
We generally recommend staying away from estrogen containing birth control methods.
They do not harm the breastmilk but they will decrease the production. Non estrogen containing methods are better choices like the "mini" pill, depoprovera shot, implanon, Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud and paragard iud.
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