Lactogenesis after early postpartum use of the contraceptive implant: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Gurtcheff2011LactogenesisAE,
  title={Lactogenesis after early postpartum use of the contraceptive implant: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Shawn E Gurtcheff and David Turok and Greg Stoddard and Patricia Aikins Murphy and Mark Gibson and Kirtly Parker Jones},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={117 5},
  pages={1114-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate lactogenesis after early postpartum insertion of the etonogestrel contraceptive implant. METHODS Healthy peripartum women with healthy, term newborns who desired the etonogestrel implant for contraception were randomly assigned to early (1-3 days) or standard (4-8 weeks) postpartum insertion. The primary outcomes, time to lactogenesis stage II and lactation failure, were documented by a validated measure. The noninferiority margin for the mean difference in time to… CONTINUE READING