Ovulation method use during breastfeeding: is there increased risk of unplanned pregnancy?

@article{Labbok1991OvulationMU,
  title={Ovulation method use during breastfeeding: is there increased risk of unplanned pregnancy?},
  author={Miriam H. Labbok and Rebecca Y Stallings and Fahim Shah and Alfredo P{\'e}rez and Helmut Klaus and Michelle R Jacobson and T Muruthi},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1991},
  volume={165 6 Pt 2},
  pages={2031-6}
}
Data from two prospective studies of the ovulation method were used to assess pregnancy rates and users' fertility-related behaviors among breastfeeding women. The rate of unplanned pregnancy was less than 1% during the first 6 months of lactational amenorrhea. However, the unplanned pregnancy rate was elevated among breastfeeders during the months after menses return compared with the pregnancy rate during nonlactating cycles. Rates were also elevated at the time when infant feeding… CONTINUE READING

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