Ask an expert
Question

09 Apr 2004

Breastfeeding and using a pill.
Hi doc.
Is it safe to use a pill while breastfeeding? What types of contraceptive can one use while breastfeeding? Basically what is the best and the safest contraceptive during the breastfeeding period.
.
Answer 385 views
Expert
GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

You cannot use the normal Pill while breastfeeding but the mini-pill, Microval, is fine. An alternative would be the injectable.

Best wishes
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.