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Hi, Is it safe to take a emergency contraceptive pill during breast feeding? It has been an year since I am breastfeeding. Should I stop breastfeeding for a certain amount of time after taking the emergency contraceptive pill? What are the side effects if I continue breastfeeding immediately after taking the emergency contraceptive pill? Are there any contraceptive pills that I can take or are there any methods that I can follow so as to not discontinue breastfeeding even for a short period of time?
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Hello, Taking contraceptive pills might be safe but instead use Copper T to prevent pregnancy. Also, do a beta hCG test after 4 weeks to rule out pregnancy.
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contraceptive pills can be taken during breastfeeding.But rather than taking contraceptive pills it will be better if you go for copper T insertion .If it suits you it is much better health wise.
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Emergency contraceptive pill should not cause a problem with ur breast feeding . . Do use intra uterine contraceptive device like copper T which is more safer and effective method .
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Hello there.  I can understand your concern.  Usually till you are breast feeding you will be infertile. But since you said its been a year, you might be semi fertile. Anyhow, you can take a emergency contraceptive pill during breast feeding. No harm. For an alternative, you can use barrier methods of contraception. Best regards. Dr. Anil kumar jain. Bangalore.
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I pill is not recommended during pregnancy. Do b hcg test after 4 weeks to confirm pregnancy.
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