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birth control,teenager.

what are the affects on me if i go on the pill..
ill be 17 already by then but not planning on taking
them until im done breastfeeding..
or is it ok to take them while BFing?

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misty91

Asked by misty91 at 7:59 AM on Oct. 20, 2008 in Pregnancy

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Answers (4)
  • After about 2 months you can start using progesterone like deprovera or Mirena (iud) . If you choose to use a birth control pill like yaz, then you should wait until the baby is at least six months old and eating solids.
    MomShawn70

    Answer by MomShawn70 at 8:21 AM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • There is also a mini pill that can be taken while BFing.
    imransgal

    Answer by imransgal at 8:46 AM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • Pills differ , In cases of whats in them etc,

    I would talk to your doctor about it, since you will be talking to him about it soon anyway,
    and just make sure everything is alright for you to do this while BF,

    its not biggy but id still ask,
    LexsiesMommy

    Answer by LexsiesMommy at 9:01 AM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • for the 1st 3 months you cant take one with estrogin...... the other ones are fine, maybe get an iud.... you can bf with that in... most people find it impossible to want sex for those first 3 months, painful (even with c sections!) so i just took the first 3 monts off the pill...
    AmaliaD

    Answer by AmaliaD at 10:27 AM on Oct. 20, 2008

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