Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to Decreased Milk Supply

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine has introduced a protocol revision on Contraception and Breastfeeding detailing the link between hormonal contraceptive methods and a decrease in milk supply.

The revision also states that more research must be done. After many mothers have come forth explaining their personal issues concerning the production of breast milk while on hormonal contraceptives, there is enough anecdotal evidence for the ABM to recommend caution and promote awareness of the potential risks.

Read the full article here: ABM updates protocol on contraception and breastfeeding

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