Ask an expert

02 Oct 2007

Birth control after birth
I gave birth three weeks ago via c-sec. I am not breastfeeding. When can I start using birth control again as I am scared to fall pregnant again so soon. I heard you must start as soon as possible as the pil will only start working after a few weeks.

Answer 369 views

01 Jan 0001

You should only start the combined pill after 6 weeks. You can use the mini-pill in the meantime.

Best wishes
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.