What contraception can I use while breastfeeding UK?

You can use the following methods of contraception when you’re breastfeeding:

  • male and female condoms.
  • progestogen-only pill (POP)
  • contraceptive injection.
  • contraceptive implant.
  • intrauterine system (IUS) or intrauterine device (IUD)

What is the safest birth control while 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.

What brand of contraceptive pill is best for breastfeeding?

Option #2: Mini-pill If you’d like to use an oral contraceptive, the mini-pill is an option. This pill contains progestin only, so it’s considered to be safer for breastfeeding mothers. The pill is typically only available by prescription, but may be found over the counter (OTC) in some states.

Which pill can I take while breastfeeding?

What medications are safe to take while breast-feeding?

  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol, others)
  • Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others)
  • Naproxen (Naprosyn) — short-term use only.

Can I use postinor 2 while breastfeeding?

Postinor-2 is identified in breast milk. It is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Can I take postinor 1 while breastfeeding?

Postinor-1 is safe to take while breastfeeding and while it is detectable in breast milk 8-12 hours after ingestion, it has not been reported to have any adverse effects on the baby and does not impair breast milk production.

Will birth control affect my milk supply?

Contraceptives which contain estrogen have been linked to reduced milk supply and early cessation of breastfeeding even when started after milk supply is well established and baby is older. Not all mothers who take contraceptives containing estrogen experience lower milk supply, but many do.

Does birth control affect breast milk supply?

How likely is it to get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Chance of pregnancy is practically zero during the first three months, less than 2% between 3 and 6 months, and about 6% after 6 months (assuming mom’s menstrual periods have not yet returned). The average time for the return of menstrual periods is 14.6 months.

Does the pill affect breast milk supply?