Breastfeeding and contraception: choose an effective method
In the period of breastfeeding, every woman tries to be as attentive to the choice of food, cosmetics, medications and contraceptives.
After all, everything that gets into the body of the mother, one way or another is present in breast milk, which the baby eats.
One of the most difficult questions for every mother is the question of choice safe and effective method of contraception during breastfeeding.
Today we suggest that you talk about contraception in breastfeeding: what it is, what means are the most safe and effective, is it true that during breastfeeding, there is very little chance of getting pregnant?
Lactation as a method of contraception: important points
Probably, many women heard a cryptic phrase from their mothers and grandmothers: while you feed do not get pregnant. Indeed, some women do, and in others, pregnancy occurs during GW. This is due to the fact that the reproductive function of each woman after childbirth is restored individually.
Lactation can be a method of contraception only if:
- you have not resumed menstruation after childbirth (in some cases, ovulation may occur in the absence of menstruation);
- child is exclusively on breastfeeding and eats every 3-4 hours;
- crumbs less than 6 months (most mothers want to continue breastfeeding much longer and at the same time do not plan pregnancy).