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Lactating mother wants to take i-pill. Safe for the baby? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:Good afternoon
User:hi doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:hello doctor
User:good actually doctor my daughter is 5 n a half months old am still feeding her yesterday i had unprotected sex with my husband so wanted to no whether i can have a ipill tablet
User:if i take ipill tablet it wont affect my daughter
User:because am still brest feeding her
Doctor:I need a few more details to suggest you
Doctor:Are you getting your periods now?
User:yes doctor
Doctor:When was your last period?
User:its regular period
User:december 26th
User:r u there doctor
Doctor:Yes I am here
Doctor:You could take the tablet
Doctor:It won't harm your baby
User:n doctor can i put vicks to my baby because she has got sever cold
Doctor:yes, only on the chest and outer body surface
Doctor:Actually XXXXXXX
User:yes doctor
Doctor:There is no need to take the Ipill if your cycles are regular
Doctor:You said me your cycles are regular
Doctor:Please tell me when are you expecting your next period
User:January 26th of this month
Doctor:Your fertile period would be around 12 th of this month
Doctor:You have had intercourse on 4th XXXXXXX
Doctor:Which is your safe period
Doctor:Also, you are breastfeeding the baby
Doctor:So, I do not think there is a need for you to take the I pill now
User:i dint get u wht do u mean by which is ur safe period
User:doctor can i talk to u directly now
Doctor:Would you like a phone call?
Doctor:Please give me a moment
Doctor:I will connect to you on phone
User:ok doctor
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:We will call you soon
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