What are disadvantages of lactational amenorrhea contraception?

Updated: Oct 16, 2019
  • Author: Frances E Casey, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Return to fertility is uncertain. Frequent breastfeeding may be inconvenient. This method should not be used if the mother has human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.


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