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Re starting the pill postnatal

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Tea1Sugar Sat 15-Feb-14 06:45:22

My dd2 isn't due until April but already wondering about this. After dd1 was born I restarted microgynon 21 days post delivery on advice from their own instructions and family planning nurse. It was carnage, it completely upped my already unfinished bleeding and it was like a car crash. She was formula fed. Eventually I switched to mercilon which agreed with me.

So, after dd2 arrives is it best to wait for a natural period before starting mercilon again?0

ilovepowerhoop Sat 15-Feb-14 10:17:53

It's up to you. if you start at 21 days then you get contraceptive cover right away but you can wait longer before starting as long as you take other precautions

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