Safest Birth Control Options While Breastfeeding - FamilyEducation

Birth Control After Baby: 5 Options for Breastfeeding Moms

Life with a newborn is wonderfully chaotic, so becoming pregnant again is probably the last thing on your mind. While safe for your baby, birth control that contains estrogen, including combination pills, Nuvaring, and the patch, can lower milk supply, so women who are breastfeeding are recommended to avoid these. If you want to leave your options open for more kids in the future, find out which non-permanent birth control methods are safest for breastfeeding moms, and discuss your options with your doctor to find one that works for you and your partner.
by  Lindsay Hutton