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  1. #1
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    Jul 2008

    Default birth control pill

    my son is 16 months old and still nursing.

    My doctor prescribed Tricyclen to me (for birth control) and am wondering if its better to hold off on taking this while nursing (it says it can go through breast milk) or will affect my milk supply?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2006

    Default Re: birth control pill

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2006

    Default Re: birth control pill

    Andrea's link says it all. If you really want to use hormonal contraception, the mini-pill is probably a better choice than the regular pill, in that it's less likely to sink your supply.

    This page shows you all your birth control options- there are plenty of non-hormonal ones on the list. Personally, I used a combination of FAM and a diaphragm with spermicide, and had perfect success.

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