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Contraception after labour/pregnancy

(8 Posts)
Sweetpeabec Tue 28-Feb-17 20:30:38

What is everyone planning on using for contraception after giving birth and will you be breastfeeding?

babyunicornvomit Tue 28-Feb-17 20:31:17

Just joining because I'm interested in answers too, I've started thinking about this and don't have a clue!

Oysterbabe Tue 28-Feb-17 21:30:45

I used a baby permanently in my arms or in our bed grin

GreenGoblin0 Tue 28-Feb-17 22:13:56

I went on the Mini pill after my first (BF so couldn't go in combined pill ) but struggled to remember to take it on time with smaller window to take and newborn to look after so we had a long stretch on condoms before ttc no.2

AuntieStella Wed 01-Mar-17 08:44:16

The MN contraception topic is over here:

www.mumsnet.com/Talk/family_planning

There are probably not many answers in a pregnancy topic - for fairly obvious reasons!

toomuchtimereadingthreads2016 Wed 01-Mar-17 09:26:18

I had the arm implant Implanon which I really liked, had hardly any periods, didn't feel like it affected my moods, safe for BF but it did contribute to me gaining weight which dropped as soon as I had it removed...

blue2014 Wed 01-Mar-17 10:02:06

I'm planning on the coil but to be honest am not really sure when we would manage to have sex ever again anyway

BernardsarenotalwaysSaints Wed 01-Mar-17 10:15:22

We usually use condoms while my hormones settle then I go back on the mini pill. Dh is getting the snip this time (dc5) so we'll probably just use condoms until he gets the all clear.

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