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    Default How long for mini pill to work?

    There's nothing on the information sheet, can't find anything on net. All I've read is take it at same time everyday, but no idea how long before you are "covered"

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    If you start the mini pill on the first one to five days of your period, it is effective immediately.
    If you start it at any other time in your menstrual cycle, it will become effective after you have taken three pills in a row.

    That was from the Family Planning Victoria website.

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    Default How long for mini pill to work?

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    Default How long for mini pill to work?

    Quote Originally Posted by ICanDream View Post
    If you start the mini pill on the first one to five days of your period, it is effective immediately.
    If you start it at any other time in your menstrual cycle, it will become effective after you have taken three pills in a row.

    That was from the Family Planning Victoria website.
    That's interesting - the pharmacist told me to use additional contraception for two weeks after starting the mini pill! Maybe he was just being cautious.

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    Default How long for mini pill to work?

    Quote Originally Posted by sajimum View Post
    That's interesting - the pharmacist told me to use additional contraception for two weeks after starting the mini pill! Maybe he was just being cautious.
    Well I'm breastfeeding and not even 3 weeks post partum, so hoping that gives me some extra protection!

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    Default Re: How long for mini pill to work?

    Just a heads up, i found the mini pill affected my milk supply so just something to watch out for incase the same happens to you

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    Default How long for mini pill to work?

    Quote Originally Posted by Littlemissellie View Post
    Just a heads up, i found the mini pill affected my milk supply so just something to watch out for incase the same happens to you

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    Thanks, I've been on it before after my son was born and it didn't hurt my supply. I just couldn't remember and definitely didn't feel like having sex this early after having him

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    Oh ok Just checking!

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