Breastfeeding (Lactational Amenorrhoea Method or LAM) reviews
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 birth control, known as the lactational amenorrhea method.
Up to 6 months
Blood clot risk
Effect on fertility
How does the Breastfeeding (Lactational Amenorrhoea Method or LAM) work?
This is a method that uses the hormonal changes that happen when you are breastfeeding as a natural form of birth control.
Contraceptives in the UK that work in similar ways, or brands that have close or exactly the same hormonal ingredients
Breastfeeding (Lactational Amenorrhoea Method or LAM) FAQs