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Breast feeding. Is it advisable to take Ipill? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How are you?
User:good , thank you. How about you?
Doctor:I am good
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User:had a question - is it ok to take ipill while breastfeeding?
Doctor:But it should not be used frequently
Doctor:Since iPill has only progesterone, these pills dont affect the quality or quantity of breast milk
Doctor:For a regular basis, you should either be using a barrier contraceptive like condoms
Doctor:Or you can speak with your wife's gynaecologist
Doctor:and ask about progesterone only pills
Doctor:They can be safely used during breast feeding
Doctor:Do you follow?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:sorry, am here now
Doctor:Thats ok
User:yes, i follow you ..
User:but its fine for 1 time use right?
User:yes, and will definetly speak to my wife's gyne
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:thats the only query i had ... thanks for your help :)
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:have a nice day
Doctor:have a good day
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