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If non-hormonal means are inappropriate e.g. barrier methods, the progestogen-only contraceptive pill is preferred to its combined oestrogen-progestogen counterpart. This is because the oestrogen component of the pill suppresses milk production.

Reverting back to the combined pill is possible during weaning.

Last reviewed 03/2021

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