an effective contraception? Though research has
proved that breastfeeding suppresses fertility,
many women have experienced either themselves
or other women becoming pregnant while breastfeeding
Lactational amenorrhoea method is a temporary
method of contraception.
Therefore, a lady must also use some other method
of contraception while breastfeeding. Contraceptive
devices that can be used while breastfeeding are:
- Barrier methods
- Intrauterine devices
Avoid using Oral
estrogen and progesterone as the combination decreases
breast milk production.
are safe using only Lactational Amenorrhoea Method
if all 3 requisites are met:
havenít had menses since delivery.
are exclusively breastfeeding. Link to Exclusive
breastfeeding in Breastfeeding.
more than 6months have passed since your delivery.
that once you start weaning the child, breastfeeding
will not be enough to prevent pregnancy.
% - conceive before the first post delivery menstruation