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Can you get birth control right after birth?

I know this is odd cause I'm almost 7 months pregnant but I've been wondering about birth control after having the baby. Do I have to wait or... can I just get into the pill right away?

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Asked by CandieGirl09 at 10:39 PM on Feb. 2, 2009 in Health

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  • i believe you have to wait for your first real period after locchia is done.


    Answer by teri4lance at 10:55 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • You have to wait til your 6 week checkup with the dr. (And also if you are going to breastfeed, you can take a birth control pill, that will not pass in your milk.)

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:36 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • i had to wait till my 6 week check up. i guess it is so your hormone levels kinda normal out.

    Answer by myangel21 at 12:06 AM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • You don't have to wait for your first period, but you do have to wait for your 6 week check up. If I would have waited for my first period, I would just now be getting Birth control, and my son is 7 months

    Answer by Med109 at 2:21 AM on Feb. 4, 2009

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