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Can mothers breastfeed after a medical termination of pregnancy?

30 October 2020This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the available evidence for the safety of mifepristone and misoprostol in breast feeding women. Summary There will be occasions when…

Emergency contraception and breast-feeding

28 October 2020It is possible for a woman to get pregnant again very soon after the birth of a baby, even if breastfeeding, and even if periods…

Injectable medicines commonly used in primary care during COVID-19: Long Acting Reversible Contraception

18 May 2020This page summarises the advice of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the administration…

Reproductive Health Patient Group Direction (PGD) Templates

25 March 2020SPS and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (FSRH), with the support of specialist stakeholders working within clinical practice, have produced PGD templates for…

Is there a lactose-free oral contraceptive?

29 March 2019All licensed oral contraceptives currently available on prescription contain lactose. This Medicines Q&A lists lactose-free, non-oral alternatives.


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