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Breastfeeding and Birth Control

Anyone breastfeeding and on birth control? if so what is it called and how effective is it without interfering with your milk supply


Asked by december911 at 6:27 PM on Feb. 22, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • HI my name is Michelle. I am breastfeeding my 9 month old son. I am on birth control called Errin its for breastfeeding mothers! Hope this helps you. I love it! Dr told me that Errin is reccommended for Breastfeeding Mothers!!!

    Answer by Pregasaurus123 at 10:07 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • The mini-pill, or an IUD are the only bc methods that I know of to be safe while breastfeeding and won't interfere with your supply.

    The IUD is 99.9% effective:

    The mini-pill not so much, at 87-99.7%:

    Answer by kynziesmom at 7:04 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • I'm on Mirena, an IUD and I love it! It has no effect on my breastmilk.

    Answer by ABPeterson at 10:11 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • I also have a Mirena IUD.

    Answer by musicpisces at 1:20 AM on Feb. 23, 2009