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Is it safe to use Nexplanon while breast feeding
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supgrandma posted:
Concerned for the safety of my 7 week old grandson. He is being breastfed and I would like to get feedback as to the side-effects or dangers that this may cause for him. He was born 6 wks premature and had complications. He had a rough delivery as well. With that being said, I am concerned for his wellbeing getting this hormone through mothers milk.
Thank you for you time to address this issue.
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atti_editor responded:
Hi supgrandma,

First of all, congratulations on your new grandson! A quick search in our Drugs and Medications Center turned up some information on Nexplanon . It does state that "this medication passes into breast milk in small amounts. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding." I would encourage your daughter speak with her doctor regarding this issue. Hope this helps!

-Atti


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