Yes, if you’re breastfeeding, you can safely use hormonal methods. They won’t hurt you or your baby. You can start using the shot, implant, Skyla and Mirena IUDs, and some types of birth control pills (called mini-pills) right after giving birth.
What contraceptive pill is best for breastfeeding?
Progestin-only oral contraceptives, or “The Mini-Pill,” contain only a progestin (a female hormone). The method, when used daily, is highly effective for breastfeeding women. This method of contraception has a slightly higher failure rate than oral contraceptives (OCs) containing both estrogen and progestin.
Can you take pill while breastfeeding?
But if you’re breastfeeding, have certain health conditions, or a risk of blood clots, you’ll usually be advised to delay using the combined pill, ring or patch until at least 6 weeks after the birth.
What birth control can you not use while breastfeeding?
Combination birth control pills are not recommended for breastfeeding mothers, because the estrogen in these pills might dry up the milk supply. However, birth control mini-pills (that only contain progestin) are safe to take while breastfeeding, and won’t interfere with milk supply.
Does the pill decrease milk supply?
Estrogen plus progestin combined pills
Can decrease breastmilk production. Are less likely to decrease milk production when started six weeks after delivery.
How can I satisfy my husband after giving birth?
If you can’t find someone to look after your baby, take him for a walk in the pram while you talk, or have a meal together once he’s asleep. There are many ways of giving and receiving sexual pleasure. Think about sex as the end point, rather than the beginning. Start with simple things like holding hands and cuddling.
Is Exluton pills safe for breastfeeding?
There were no differences between groups with regard to child or maternal health, except a lower incidence of child illness after 6 months in the Exluton group. This study confirms that both Exluton and Multiload Cu250 are acceptable and safe contraceptive methods in breastfeeding women.
Are Lady pills safe?
The birth control pill is a safe and effective method of birth control. Most young women who take the Pill have none to very few side effects. The side effects that some women have while on the Pill include: irregular menstrual bleeding (more common with the mini-pill)