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Mini pill and breastfeeding

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SJMBABYLOVE01 Mon 27-Mar-17 15:17:05

Has anyone experienced supply problems while taking the mini pill. I can only find limited information about this.

Many thanks

JiltedJohnsJulie Wed 29-Mar-17 19:42:47

No idea sorry, but have you rung the BFN Drugsline?

shellycooper Wed 29-Mar-17 19:50:10

I didn't- I started it at day 21 postnatal and never had any supply problems- bf for over a year whilst taking it.

I was a bit worried due to some info I'd read online but didn't notice any difference.


SJMBABYLOVE01 Wed 29-Mar-17 20:49:40

Thank you jiltedJohn'sJulie and Shelly.

I didn't know about that helpline but I'll ring them. Thank you

Ecureuil Wed 29-Mar-17 20:52:10

No supply problems, but I did fall pregnant while taking the mini pill a breastfeeding!

PenelopeParmesan Wed 29-Mar-17 20:57:01 the breastfeeding network recently updated the factsheet for contraception, there's quite a few anecdotal reports that some women do find it affects supply

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