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birth control..

How long after you have a baby can you get on birth control? I plan on getting the shot
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5891248 tn?1406414464
Usually u can right after you have the baby or are fully healed
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They usually make you wait the 6 weeks recovery time to make sure your bleeding has stopped etc.
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You should get it at your 6 week appointment they want to make sure you are all healed up before starting birth control back up
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6 weeks usually around your 6 week check up
4484425 tn?1384231934
It's going to depend on if you plan on breastfeeding and what method of birth control you are choosing. BC can have a negative affect on your milk production so if breastfeeding it's best to be established prior to starting something. I choose to go on depo after my last daughter and they gave it to me 3 days after I had her when I was discharged from the hospital. I've been on this BC before and new it wouldn't affect my milk production.
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