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Emergency contraception and breast-feeding

If emergency contraception is required, breastfeeding women can be advised of the following: A single dose of 1.5mg levonorgestrel is licensed to be taken within…

Safety in Lactation: Emergency Contraception

If emergency contraception is required, women can be advised that progestogen-only emergency contraception (levonorgestrel or ulipristal acetate) can be used from day 21 postpartum and…

Safety in Lactation: Progestogen-only contraceptives

Progesterone-only contraceptives (POC) are administered orally, by depot injection, intradermal implant or intra-uterine device. There is no evidence that POCs have any effects on breastfeeding…
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