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BC after pregnancy...

How soon after giving birth can you go back on the BC pill? And how does breastfeeding affect that?

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Asked by sarahgibbs at 10:49 PM on Aug. 5, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • im not sure that breastfeeding will effect it, but its best to talk to you doctor about birthcontrol at your 6 week post partum check up

    Answer by TaiZombie at 11:11 PM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • Some BC you can take while bf... But you need to talk to your doc about it. I waited till i was done bf before I started taking it again.

    Answer by Rachel315 at 11:53 PM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • I went on the pill directly after having my son. I breastfed him until he was 8 months old.....continued the pill.....2 weeks AFTER quitting nursing, I found out I was pregnant again!

    I recommend the IUD. I've had it since my daughter was 6 months old and haven't had ANY problems at all!

    Answer by clhadley at 11:26 AM on Aug. 6, 2009

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