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Resolving the 'public health dilemma' of steroid contraception and its effects on lactation



Resolving the 'public health dilemma' of steroid contraception and its effects on lactation



American Journal of Public Health 66(8): 791-792



Good studies on the influence of contraceptive hormones on lactation are difficult to make and reported studies have often been inadequately controlled. The oestrogenic constituents of the contraceptives affect lactation, and studies on the use of progestin alone have shown that lactation is not suppressed and may even be enchanced.

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PMID: 986778

DOI: 10.2105/ajph.66.8.791



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