Birthcontrol and BFing Mellissa28 Due September 3; 1 child; Sussex, Wisconsin 795 posts9th Aug '12
Is there certain birthcontrol methods that you can only use when BFing? I need birthcontrol and will be BFing. What are the different methods you can use while BFing?
Bekie Spencer Due August 19; Connecticut 10 posts9th Aug '12
You can use either basic barrier methods such as the condom, or the non hormonal IUD. There is also a newer b.c. pill which is super low in hormones that is supposed to be ok to take while breastfeeding :)
Mellissa28 Due September 3; 1 child; Sussex, Wisconsin 795 posts9th Aug '12
Is it true that you cant get pregnant when breastfeeding?
~Jekka~ TTC since Oct 2012; 2 kids; Australia 8643 posts9th Aug '12
I used the mini pill. It's only really effective if you take it at the exact same time every day though. So I set my alarm on my phone for 7am. That way it wakes me up, I take my pill ad go back to sleep for half hour til my proper alarm goes off. I never forget to take it, coz it sits right next to my lamp.