Are you experiencing infertility while breastfeeding?A lot of people want to expand their family soon after having a baby, only to find its not as easy as they hoped. Maybe your period hasn’t returned yet or maybe you aren’t ovulating regularly, and breastfeeding might be playing a role. Is weaning the only option?This week on the Milk Minute, Maureen and Heather chat about infertility treatments during lactation!
Is breastfeeding birth control? There are so many misconceptions around fertility and lactation, so today on the Milk Minute your friends are tackling this topic! Lets dig into the Lactation Amenorrhea Method of birth control and chat about how to use it, how effective it is, and why we do or don’t recommend it.
Show Notes: Episode 23: Birth Control SHOWNOTES: https://breastfeedingforbusymoms.com/podcast/2020-10-023/ Table of Contents:0:59 Birth Control and Lactation1:50 Why do we talk about this prenatally? 2:44 What are my options?3:17 Breastfeeding Friendly Options!3:38 Condoms and other Barrier Methods5:13 Diaphragms 6:38 Cervical Caps and where is my cervix?8:15 Menstrual Cup Tangent…9:40 Lactation Amenorrhea Method, LAM (yes it can […]