Birth control might not be the first thing on your mind in the whirlwind of new parenthood and breastfeeding, but it’s important! Preventing pregnancy for the first 12-18 months after delivery improves bonding with your baby, promotes your physical recovery, and reduces the risk of complications in your next pregnancy. You may be concerned that birth control could negatively impact breastfeeding, but fortunately there are some great options that won’t interfere with your nursing or pumping journey.
Previously written by Erica Stephenson NP in April 2019 So you’ve decided on an intrauterine device (IUD) for contraception – Congratulations! But… now what? You’ve probably heard stories from friends, family members, or coworkers about their various experiences that have you wondering whether or not you made the right choice in contraception. As with most big decisions, especially […]