Are you thinking of starting a birth control?

Are you concerned it will affect your breastfeeding relationship with your baby?

Are you confused about which one to choose?

Listen to this week’s episode, it is all the information you need.

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Things we talked about:

Birth control and breastfeeding concerns [5:17]

Breastfeeding and pregnancy [5:58]

Not a “one size fits all” situation [6:53]

Everyone’s hormones are different [7:04]

What if you are trying to get pregnant? [10:00]

Birth control options [14:27]

Dianne’s suggestion [16:06]

Estrogen [23:20]

Copper IUD [24:17]

Progestin only choices [24:52]

Marena and breastfeeding…milk supply [26:24]

Anecdotal info [27:11]

What if birth control affects supply? [30:57]

This week’s shout out [22:02]
@midwifeangelina on IG

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