Safety in Lactation: Female sex hormones

Oestrogens are normally used as postmenopausal hormone replacement (HRT) which is not relevant to breastfeeding Oestrogens used for other hormone replacement indications are covered in…

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…

Safety in Lactation: Progestogens

Progestogens, especially medroxyprogesterone (MP) and norethisterone (NT), are used mainly as depot injectable contraceptives and administered every 4 weeks (NT) to 12 weeks (MP). For…
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