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Anyone on Ortho Tri-Cyclen and breastfeeding?

My baby is 5 months old and breastfeeding and my OB recommended me taking it.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:12 PM on Apr. 6, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Sorry I didn't complete my question...

    Has it effected your milk supply? This is really what I'm concerned about.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:17 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • No they put me on the mini-pill to be able to breastfeed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:19 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • It definitely affects supply, and there is concern over extra estrogen in your milk, though I don't know if that's true or now. The mini pill is what is recommended, but I gotta say I don't think it's enough for the only method. Mirena and condoms are also good options.
    whiteroses82

    Answer by whiteroses82 at 10:01 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • I was always told not to take it when breastfeeding, that it could have a negative effect on supply. I always used the minipill while breastfeeding and never had any issues with it.
    nicoled02

    Answer by nicoled02 at 3:17 PM on Apr. 7, 2010

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