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Breastfeeding but need the morning after pill

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BearWithMe Thu 26-May-11 18:27:51

Does anyone have any experience of this? I've looked online and it seems to say its ok, though I'm a bit worried it says my milk might dry up?

Agggh, so worried. Ds is 13 months so not a newborn by any stretch grin but still feeds a lot and can't imagine giving up at this point.

HarrietJones Thu 26-May-11 18:57:35

I've just had it this week. It's the same as progesterone only pill so ok if bf although some can go through its not shown to cause problems. It says in the guidance that you could take it at the biggest gap between feeds so it's less going through so I took it after a feed

TheRealMBJ Thu 26-May-11 19:12:48

It's fine.

Second page. Block on safe contraception while breastfeeding.

BearWithMe Thu 26-May-11 21:39:49

Thanks! That's a relief! smile

HarrietJones Wed 01-Jun-11 15:57:46

TMI possibly but if I'm bleeding now is it in response to the MAP or coincidence & my periods have returned?

Am in agony & v heavy. If it's my period I can start my pill which controls the bleeding but if it's a response to the MAP can I still take it?

ShowOfHands Wed 01-Jun-11 16:00:44

No idea Harriet. Your local pharmacist or NHS Direct will be able to answer questions I'd imagine.

I took the MAP while bfing btw. No problems whatsoever.

HarrietJones Wed 01-Jun-11 16:37:03

Thanks. I hate hormones.

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