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can I breastfeed on the combined pill?

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mollysmum82 Fri 21-Oct-11 13:31:21

I'd quite like to go back on the pill now and I don't fancy the progesterone only one as I get spots and depression at the best of times - do you know if you can go on the combined oestrogen/progesterone pill whilst breastfeeding? I read somewhere that as long as the baby's at least 6 months old its fine but I don't know how much truth there is in that! I will talk to the doctor about it but I'd like to go in informed first. Thanks lots in advance

cazboldy Fri 21-Oct-11 22:58:13

i trhink you need to be on the mini pill to breastfeed, but not sure..... someone correct me if i am wrong

giving you a bump anyway! smile

WhoIsThatMaskedWoman Fri 21-Oct-11 22:59:55

I was certainly told I should do POP when bf - sorry.

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