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Plan B && Nursing Goodbye.... Maine 334 posts
16th Aug '10

Is it safe to take Plan B while breast feeding and how long would it be in your system?

user banned California 36390 posts
16th Aug '10

No it is not at all safe.

That Mik Girl 2 kids; Jacksonville, Florida 11497 posts
16th Aug '10
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Squeaky McGee [16 wks] Due May 7; 2 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 65921 posts
status 16th Aug '10

You need to contact your doctor before using it.



Can I receive Plan B if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?



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Plan B does not end existing pregnancies. Do not use Plan B if you are pregnant. Plan B is found in breast milk; contact your doctor if you are breastfeeding and have currently taken Plan B.

Kyrie ♥'s Monkeys 2 kids; why, az, United States 52117 posts
16th Aug '10

I don't think it is since it's a large dose of hormones and only the mini pill (pill hormone wise) is safe while nursing.

Made by Matell Burlesque 15 kids; Texas 5631 posts
16th Aug '10

Morning-after pills should be used only as a last resort (whether you are breastfeeding or not).



There are currently two types of products on the market packaged specifically as "morning-after pills:"



* a combination pill containing estrogen and progestin (Preven, Ovral)
* a progestin-only pill (Plan B).



Milk supply: Estrogen, in particular, has been linked to low milk supply in nursing moms. There may be a slight drop in milk supply a few days after taking the morning-after pill, but milk levels should rebound thereafter. See Increasing Low Milk Supply for additional info on increasing milk supply. Talk to your health care provider and/or lactation consultant about using an herb that increases milk supply (fenugreek, for example) to reduce any adverse effects on supply.



Safety: The morning after pill is considered compatible with breastfeeding, but should only be used rarely. Not the first choice for routine birth control, it should be used only as a last resort (whether breastfeeding or not). Both progestin and estrogen are considered compatible with breastfeeding by the AAP. See below for additional information on side effects related to lactation.



http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/se

MissMommy04! 4 kids; Eau Claire, Wisconsin 2939 posts
16th Aug '10

I was told by my dr it was safe, although I was breastfeeding a 16 month old at the time, not an infant. I withheld from nursing for the most part, and hardly make milk anymore.

But it didnt work for me anyway. I took it exactly how I was supposed to and it FAILED me. I couldve used that 50$ for a few pkgs of diapers, dammit.

user banned 2 kids; Minnesota 7318 posts
16th Aug '10
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Goodbye.... Maine 334 posts
16th Aug '10

If not nursing and just giving the infant stored breast milk for 2 days, is that safe

Stephanie Meunier Due January 9; 17 kids; Parsonsfield, Maine 135 posts
17th Aug '10

Abby, get Mirena! I have it and it works wonderfully! Don't let an unplanned pregnancy bring on anymore stress than you have now. We both know how hard that would be.

Made by Matell Burlesque 15 kids; Texas 5631 posts
17th Aug '10
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user banned 2 kids; Minnesota 7318 posts
17th Aug '10
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