If you are breastfeeding exclusively day and night and your baby is under 6 months old, you are unlikely to have any periods or be ovulating. Because of this, some women use breastfeeding as a form of natural contraception, known as the lactational amenorrhea method.
Up to 6 months
Blood clot risk
Effect on fertility
How does the Breastfeeding (Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM)) work?
This is a method that uses the hormonal changes that happen when you are breastfeeding as a natural form of contraception