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Old 07-13-2010
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Arrow Estogen blocks prolactin, Progesterone does not

That's why estrogen should not be given for lactating mothers as a form of contraception. You can give only progesterone and you can begin progesterone immediately after birth because it does not block the prolactin receptors.

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